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Boxing History Mythical Matchups Part 1 ▶ Boxing History - Mythical Matchups Part 1
Boxing History - Mythical Matchups Part 1

Whether you call them mythical matchups, fantasy fights or What if? scenarios, pitting two fighters against one another and imagining the outcome is about as basic as it gets from a boxing fan persp ...

Boxing History Busts and Misfires Part 1 ▶ Boxing History - Busts and Misfires Part 1
Boxing History - Busts and Misfires Part 1

Destiny, fate, predetermined future. Call it what you want, but many of the greatest fighters of all time were discovered early, seemingly guided to greatness by some unseen force.On the other hand, s ...

Canelo lvarez vs GGG Golovkin III Recap ▶ Canelo Álvarez vs GGG Golovkin III Recap
Canelo Álvarez vs GGG Golovkin III Recap

Canelo Álvarez and Gennadiy GGG Golovkin met once more, and a definitive ending to their third fight means the sport of boxing gained another trilogy for the history books.A huge Canelo victory appe ...

Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton Trilogy Revis ▶ Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton Trilogy Revisited
Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton Trilogy Revisited

Controversy. Boxing is filled with it. Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton were no strangers to it either, and particularly against one another.Ali and Noron fought three times from 1973 to 1976, with Ali win ...

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Sal Canelo lvarez vs Gennadiy GGG Golovk ▶ Saúl Canelo Álvarez vs Gennadiy GGG Golovkin III Preview
Saúl Canelo Álvarez vs Gennadiy GGG Golovkin III Preview

Three is a nice, round number. Saúl Canelo Álvarez and Gennadiy GGG Golovkin meet for the third time this weeked, possibly settling unfinished business from the first two clashes.On this episode o ...

Boxing History Greatest Punchers Part 3 ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Punchers Part 3
Boxing History - Greatest Punchers Part 3

As a general rule, boxing fans don't get sick of knockouts. There are different kinds of details about boxing to love, sure, but knockouts are the most universal.On this final installment of the Great ...

Claressa Shields vs Savannah Marshall Pr ▶ Claressa Shields vs Savannah Marshall Preview with Lily Ulloa
Claressa Shields vs Savannah Marshall Preview with Lily Ulloa

We can't avoid the heat, but at least boxing is giving the fans heaps of fistic action as we all burn.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, special guest Lily Ulloa of XicanaBoxing joins ...

Boxing History Luis Ortiz vs Andy Ruiz J ▶ Boxing History - Luis Ortiz vs Andy Ruiz, Jr. & Big Bad Heavyweights
Boxing History - Luis Ortiz vs Andy Ruiz, Jr. & Big Bad Heavyweights

There's no weight limit to the heavyweight division, and occasionally a fighter takes that as a dare or challenge.Let's hope that's not the case for Luis Ortiz and Andy Ruiz, Jr., who were partially t ...

Boxing History The Tragic Tale of Davey ▶ Boxing History - The Tragic Tale of Davey Moore
Boxing History - The Tragic Tale of Davey Moore

Sometimes when bad things happen in boxing, karma is seemingly to blame, or fighters simply can't help from getting into trouble. They're tales so common they're stereotypes at this point.Occasionally ...

OIeksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua II Reca ▶ OIeksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua II Recap
OIeksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua II Recap

Oleksandr Usyk delivered the goods against Anthony Joshua when they fought last year for the first time. Usyk was favored to win again, but AJ brought some of his best work and made it a serious fight ...

Boxing History The Legendary Quarry Fami ▶ Boxing History - The Legendary Quarry Family
Boxing History - The Legendary Quarry Family

Jerry Quarry and Mike Quarry were the stars of a family in which the patriarch, their father Jack, had HARD LUCK tattooed across his knuckles. Maybe they never had a chance.On this episode of the Kn ...

Boxing History Greatest Punchers Part 2 ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Punchers Part 2
Boxing History - Greatest Punchers Part 2

There are so many punchers to talk about, so many of them entertaining and fun to simply remember.If you enjoyed Part 1 of our Greatest Punchers series, then there's no reason you won't also enjoy thi ...

Boxing History Greatest Punchers Part 1 ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Punchers Part 1
Boxing History - Greatest Punchers Part 1

We've talked about punchers before, but it's time for an upgrade on that old show.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick Connor and Aris Pina remember great and stories punchers f ...

Boxing History The Fighting Fletcher Fam ▶ Boxing History - The Fighting Fletcher Family
Boxing History - The Fighting Fletcher Family

Boxing is filled with families where the sport simply runs in the blood. We've even done shows on that before.One family in 1970s and 80s Philadelphia, the Fletchers, stood out at the time for several ...

Interview with Lil Bear Holly Lawson ▶ Interview with Lil Bear Holly Lawson
Interview with Lil Bear Holly Lawson

Women's boxing is heating up, they say. Well, Holly Lawson wants that smoke.After some time out of the ring, Lawson returns to action at the Commerce Casino on July 30th, and she graciously allowed us ...

Boxing History Evander Holyfield vs Mike ▶ Boxing History - Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson I & II Revisited
Boxing History - Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson I & II Revisited

We all know the Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson fights. One was a massive upset, the other was The Bite Fight.But even now the fights stir up an emotion or two, more than 20 years later.On this epis ...

Boxing History Teen Stars and Matinee Id ▶ Boxing History - Teen Stars and Matinee Idols
Boxing History - Teen Stars and Matinee Idols

Teen stars and young, good-looking idols in boxing aren't a new thing. Their reach has been amplified, sure, but they go way back many decades.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patri ...

Boxing History True Crime Kronk Gym Figh ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - Kronk Gym Fighters Part 2
Boxing History & True Crime - Kronk Gym Fighters Part 2

Detroit's Kronk Gym remains a recognizable force in boxing, and there can be no denying its rich history. Unfortunately, and through no fault of its own, not all of Kronk's fighters had a happy ending ...

Boxing History Trash Talk Gone Wrong ▶ Boxing History - Trash Talk Gone Wrong
Boxing History - Trash Talk Gone Wrong

Karma can be difficult to come by in boxing, if it's encountered at all. But sometimes fighters talk a bit too much and pay the price.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick Connor ...

Boxing History True Crime Kronk Gym Figh ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - Kronk Gym Fighters Part 1
Boxing History & True Crime - Kronk Gym Fighters Part 1

The Kronk Gym in Detroit, Michigan is a legendary boxing institution. As a beacon of hope in a tough part of a tough city, there was bound to be trouble now and again.On this episode of the Knuckles a ...

Artur Beterbiev vs Joe Smith Preview Lig ▶ Artur Beterbiev vs Joe Smith Preview & Light Heavyweight Unifications
Artur Beterbiev vs Joe Smith Preview & Light Heavyweight Unifications

The hits won't stop, and this weekend Artur Beterbiev and Joe Smith combine to unify the light heavyweight championship.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick Connor and Aris Pina ...

Boxing History Big Fight Rematches ▶ Boxing History - Big Fight Rematches
Boxing History - Big Fight Rematches

As a rule of thumb, when the first fight is good, the rematch doesn't quite match it. Some fight series clearly disprove it, however.On this episode, Aris Pina and Patrick Connor remember the rematche ...

Inoue vs Donaire II Haney vs Kambosos Fu ▶ Inoue vs Donaire II, Haney vs Kambosos & Fulton vs Roman Recaps
Inoue vs Donaire II, Haney vs Kambosos & Fulton vs Roman Recaps

We've been bombared with boxing. Not that it's been a bad thing.Between Naoya Inoue's crushing knockout of Nonito Donaire and dominant wins from Devin Haney and Stephen Fulton over George Kambosos and ...

Boxing History Greatest Australian Fight ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Australian Fighters Ever
Boxing History - Greatest Australian Fighters Ever

We love history, but we still try to keep up with the times. George Kambosos fights Devin Haney in Australia this weekend, which reminded us to talk about the greatest Australian fighters of all time. ...

Boxing History Greatest Trash Talkers Ev ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Trash Talkers Ever
Boxing History - Greatest Trash Talkers Ever

Trash talk is a familiar part of many sports, and it can range from light-hearted to flat-out awful.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick Connor and Aris Pina remember trash talk ...

Boxing History True Crime 1984 Olympian ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - 1984 Olympian Héctor López
Boxing History & True Crime - 1984 Olympian Héctor López

When the 1984 Olympics hit Los Angeles, Héctor López was only 17. He wasn't a U.S. citizen, he represented his home country of Mexico in boxing, earning a silver medal.Throughout his adult life, López ...

Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castao II Recap ▶ Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño II Recap
Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño II Recap

Boxing, we love you. Jermell Charlo's victory over Brian Castaño for the undisputed junior middleweight championship was special both in meaning and entertainment-wise. We also saw Jaron Ennis' contin ...

Bivol vs Canelo Charlo vs Castao II Prev ▶ Bivol vs Canelo, Charlo vs Castaño II Preview & Fighters Who Reached
Bivol vs Canelo, Charlo vs Castaño II Preview & Fighters Who Reached

On the heels of some great boxing, Dmitry Bivol just upset Canelo Álvarez, who previously sat at or near the top of most pound for pound lists.Without skipping a beat, boxing gives us Jermell Charlo v ...

Canelo lvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Preview ▶ Canelo Álvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Preview
Canelo Álvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Preview

Without a doubt, Canelo Álvarez is a special fighter with incredible accomplishments already. And again he challenges himself this weekend against Dmitry Bivol at light heavyweight on DAZN PPV.Will th ...

Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Shakur St ▶ Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano, Shakur Stevenson vs Oscar Valdez Reca
Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano, Shakur Stevenson vs Oscar Valdez Reca

It was another great day of fights, thanks to Katie Taylor, Amanda Serrano, Shakur Stevenso and Oscar Valdez.On thise episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick Connor, Aris Pina and Brin-Jon ...

Fury Whyte Recap Stevenson Valdez Serran ▶ Fury-Whyte Recap, Stevenson-Valdez & Serrano-Taylor Previews
Fury-Whyte Recap, Stevenson-Valdez & Serrano-Taylor Previews

Boxing might not have a season, but it sure FEELS like Boxing Season.Last weekend was Tyson Fury's win over Dillian Whyte, and this weekend we have Shakur Stevenson vs Oscar Valdez and Amanda Serrano ...

Erickson Lubin Interview ▶ Erickson Lubin Interview
Erickson Lubin Interview

A few weeks ago, Sebastian Fundora and Erickson Lubin engaged in what was surely a Fight of the Year contender, with Lubin coming up just short despite being ahead on all cards.On this episode of Kn ...

10 Fighters Who Messed With Mary Jane ▶ 10 Fighters Who Messed With Mary Jane
10 Fighters Who Messed With Mary Jane

The holiest of holidays is here. Happy 4/20!Sometimes interests align perfectly, like on this fun episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast.Join boxing historians Patrick Connor and Aris Pina in reme ...

Errol Spence vs Yordenis Ugas Recap ▶ Errol Spence vs Yordenis Ugas Recap
Errol Spence vs Yordenis Ugas Recap

Errol Spence, one of the two best fighters at welterweight, defeated Yordenis Ugas and showed why a fight against Terence Crawford is so highly-anticipated.Ugas bravely held his own until about halfwa ...

Fundora vs Lubin Recap Spence vs Ugas Pr ▶ Fundora vs Lubin Recap, Spence vs Ugas Preview & Daniel Kinahan Sanct
Fundora vs Lubin Recap, Spence vs Ugas Preview & Daniel Kinahan Sanct

The last week or so in the boxing world feels like it's aged us all a century.Between the great fight between Sebastian Fundora and Erickson Lubin, Gennadiy Golovkin's triumphant struggle with Ryota M ...

Boxing History Fighting Families ▶ Boxing History - Fighting Families
Boxing History - Fighting Families

Boxing runs in the blood, they say. Whether true or not, there's no shortage of fighting families in boxing history.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick Connor and Aris Pina r ...

Boxing History True Crime The Deadly Dow ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - The Deadly Downfall of Rick Elvis Parke
Boxing History & True Crime - The Deadly Downfall of Rick Elvis Parke

Rick Elvis Parker might not be a memorable name to many boxing fans, but he should be. In the 1980s and 90s, Parker dealt with George Foreman, Jimmy Young, Bert Cooper and others before he was kille ...

Boxing History Worst Referee Performance ▶ Boxing History - Worst Referee Performances
Boxing History - Worst Referee Performances

Referees are best when they go unnoticed. Just about everyone else would prefer that officials don't become part of the official fight narrative.Unfortunately referees frequently affect a fight's outc ...

Boxing History Grudge Matches ▶ Boxing History - Grudge Matches
Boxing History - Grudge Matches

Sometimes boxing is just a job and fighters are simply doing theirs. Other times, fighters hate one another or have reasons to take things personally.On this episode of the Knuckles and Gloves podcast ...

Boxing History Last Minute Replacements ▶ Boxing History - Last Minute Replacements
Boxing History - Last Minute Replacements

Anything can happen in boxing, they say. They're right. Sometimes to save a fight from being canceled, someone gets that last-minute call.On this episode oft he Knuckles and Gloves podcast, Patrick ...

Boxing History 10 Hilarious Boxing Memor ▶ Boxing History - 10 Hilarious Boxing Memories
Boxing History - 10 Hilarious Boxing Memories

If you've been a boxing fan a while, and especially if you've engaged in much boxing discussion online, you can probably quickly name several boxing memes or recite a few funny moments by heart.The wo ...

Lennox Lewis vs Vitali Klitschko Revisit ▶ Lennox Lewis vs Vitali Klitschko Revisited
Lennox Lewis vs Vitali Klitschko Revisited

When heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis and challenger Vitali Klitschko locked horns in 2003, magic happened.Faced with fighting a Klitschko on late notice, Lewis ultimately rose to the occasion under ...

Pernell Whitaker vs Diosbelys Hurtado Re ▶ Pernell Whitaker vs Diosbelys Hurtado Revisited
Pernell Whitaker vs Diosbelys Hurtado Revisited

When you think Pernell Whitaker, you generally think defense, not brutal, late-rounds knockouts. But against Diosbelys Hurtado in 1997, that's what we got.Faced with getting a big fight with Oscar de ...

Boxing History True Crime Bill Sharkey ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - Bill Sharkey
Boxing History & True Crime - Bill Sharkey

There's something about 1970s and 80s heavyweights that made for good entertainment, from top to bottom. But one figher, Bill Sharkey, had his own story, complete with a mysterious and gruesome ending ...

Ray Leonard vs Marvelous Marvin Hagler R ▶ Ray Leonard vs Marvelous Marvin Hagler Revisited
Ray Leonard vs Marvelous Marvin Hagler Revisited

In a sport as polarizing as boxing can be, there are few fights that cause arguments and disputes the way Ray Leonard's victory over middleweight king Marvelous Marvin Hagler still does now, 35 years ...

Boxing History True Crime The Infamous R ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - The Infamous Roberto Medina
Boxing History & True Crime - The Infamous Roberto Medina

The 1980s were wild years. The heavyweights were memorable, but way down at junior welterweight, Roberto Medina was making waves in Florida.By 1985, Medina had racked up a record of 12-1-1 before bein ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Jos Luis Castillo I ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs José Luis Castillo I Revisited
Floyd Mayweather vs José Luis Castillo I Revisited

In the last few decades, Floyd Mayweather has become an incredibly popular attraction, not to mention an excellent fighter. But in 2002, it almost all came crashing down against lightweight champion J ...

2021 Boxing Awards ▶ 2021 Boxing Awards
2021 Boxing Awards

When it comes to weirdness, 2021 was difficult to top. But compared to what we were all expecting, the year was a lot nicer to boxing fans that it could have been.Heavyweight thrills. Memorable spills ...

Boxing History Boxings Gym Legends and M ▶ Boxing History - Boxing's Gym Legends and Myths
Boxing History - Boxing's Gym Legends and Myths

We talk a lot of boxing history on this podcast, and we try to play it straight with getting the facts correct. But sometimes we'll stray into more fun speculation and remembering.On this episode of t ...

Boxing History True Crime Reuben Ratman ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - Reuben Ratman Bell
Boxing History & True Crime - Reuben Ratman Bell

True crime episodes are back, and 1990s middleweight Reuben Ratman Bell is due for remembrance.In the 1990s, the middleweight division and those around it were loaded with solid fighters. The Washin ...

George Kambosos vs Teofimo Lopez Stephen ▶ George Kambosos vs Teofimo Lopez, Stephen Fulton vs Brandon Figueroa
George Kambosos vs Teofimo Lopez, Stephen Fulton vs Brandon Figueroa

The end of 2021 is poised to provide boxing fans with a lot of action, and we even got a serious upset when George Kambosos, Jr. claimed the unified lightweight championship from Teófimo López on DAZN ...

Terene Crawford vs Shawn Porter Recap ▶ Terene Crawford vs Shawn Porter Recap
Terene Crawford vs Shawn Porter Recap

Terence Bud Crawford is likely the best welterweight around, and stopping Showtime Shawn Porter may have confirmed it. Terence Crawford is also one of the best fighters in the world, without quest ...

Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter Preview ▶ Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter Preview
Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter Preview

There can be little doubt that Terence Bud Crawford is one of the best fighters in boxing, but Shawn Porter isn't about to allow that claim to be chiseled in stone without violently disputing it.Ter ...

2022 IBHOF Ballot Discussion ▶ 2022 IBHOF Ballot Discussion
2022 IBHOF Ballot Discussion

Autum doesn't just mean colder weather, warmer clothes and leaves changing color. It's IBHOF season, or that time of year when International Boxing Hall of Fame voters submit their picks for who they ...

Victor Morales Jr Interview ▶ Victor Morales, Jr. Interview
Victor Morales, Jr. Interview

Undefeated prospect Victor Morales, Jr. might only be 15-0 as a professional, but extensive amateur experience, the right connections and, most importantly, hard work, have placed him in a much better ...

Sal Canelo lvarez vs Caleb Plant Recap w ▶ Saúl Canelo Álvarez vs Caleb Plant Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes
Saúl Canelo Álvarez vs Caleb Plant Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes

Like it or not, Saúl Canelo Álvarez is the undisputed super middleweight champion. Caleb Plant deserves his own respect, but for now, it's The Canelo Show.Canelo Álvarez, one of boxing's best pound- ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant Previ ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant Preview
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant Preview

There is little doubt that Saúl Canelo Álvarez is one of boxing's best fighters right now. Haggle all you want about pound for pound numbers, but it can't be denied. This weekend, Caleb Sweet Hands ...

Boxing History Fights Fighters With Litt ▶ Boxing History - Fights & Fighters With Little Or No Footage
Boxing History - Fights & Fighters With Little Or No Footage

Quick: what's the first thing you know about Harry Greb? Probably that weird history types keep insisting he's one of the greatest fighters of all time despite none of his fight footage actually being ...

Interview with Christine Knuckles Stanle ▶ Interview with Christine Knuckles Stanley
Interview with Christine Knuckles Stanley

If you've followed recent bare knuckle developments, or MMA, for that matter, you've heard of Christine Knuckles Stanley. In her most recent appearance, Knuckles lost a close decision to Patricia Ju ...

Boxing History True Crime The Turbulent ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - The Turbulent Life of Jeff Sims
Boxing History & True Crime - The Turbulent Life of Jeff Sims

Our true crime series continues, and this time with another heavyweight whose story had plenty of ups and downs, but mostly downs, in Jeff Sims.A Florida native, Sims survived working in the sugar can ...

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III Recap ▶ Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III Recap
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III Recap

We got what we wanted. Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder waged the war we asked for, and it was glorious.There were knockdowns, shifts in momentum, gigantic punches thrown and landed by two huge human bei ...

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wiler III Recap ▶ Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wiler III Recap
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wiler III Recap

We got what we wanted. Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder waged the war we asked for, and it was glorious.There were knockdowns, shifts in momentum, gigantic punches thrown and landed by two huge human bei ...

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III Preview ▶ Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III Preview
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III Preview

After what seems like forever, with a healthy dose of litigation, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder meet for a third time this weekend.Anthony Joshua almost got his crack at Fury, but he has unfinished bu ...

Boxing History True Crime The Career and ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - The Career and Violent End of Trevor Be
Boxing History & True Crime - The Career and Violent End of Trevor Be

The true crime and boxing history mashups continue, and this one's about a 1980s and 1990s heavyweight named Trevor Berbick.From facing heavyweight legends Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, B ...

Interview with Otto Wallin ▶ Interview with Otto Wallin
Interview with Otto Wallin

Many boxing fans and pundits in the U.S. know Otto Wallin simply as the heavyweight who cut Tyson Fury and gave him a lot of trouble a few years ago. But there's definitely more to the Swedish heavywe ...

Interview with Lorenzo Caldera and Coach ▶ Interview with Lorenzo Caldera and Coach Molly McConnell
Interview with Lorenzo Caldera and Coach Molly McConnell

On September 18th, Pacific Northwest native Lorenzo Caldera tabbed his fourth professional victory, over Luis Gutierrez Fuentes in Tijuana, Mexico. Caldera, a three-time Oregon Golden Gloves winner, i ...

Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua Recap ▶ Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua Recap
Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua Recap

Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua thrilled a crowd at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, battling for 12 rounds on DAZN before Usyk, the former cruiserweight champion, emerged with the win.What happens next w ...

Boxing History True Crime The Death of T ▶ Boxing History & True Crime - The Death of Tyrone Everett
Boxing History & True Crime - The Death of Tyrone Everett

There is no shortage of links between boxing and crime throughout history, and we enjoy when those things converge.In the 1970s, Philadelphia experienced serious gang and mafia violence in some parts ...

Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk Preview ▶ Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk Preview, Canelo vs Caleb Plant Scuff
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk Preview, Canelo vs Caleb Plant Scuff

We were planning on previewing this weekend's fight between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk anyway, then Saúl Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant got into a scuffle during a face off for their super mi ...

Interview with BYB Extreme Cruiserweight ▶ Interview with BYB Extreme Cruiserweight Champion Jomi Escoboza
Interview with BYB Extreme Cruiserweight Champion Jomi Escoboza

Sometimes we just have to put the knuckles in the Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio podcast, so on this episode, Patrick Connor speaks with brand new BYB Extreme Cruiserweight champion John Michael E ...

Ortiz Conceicao Bare Knuckle Belfort Hol ▶ Ortiz-Conceicao, Bare Knuckle, Belfort-Holyfield & Failed Comebacks
Ortiz-Conceicao, Bare Knuckle, Belfort-Holyfield & Failed Comebacks

Have we reached peak boxing insanity yet? If not, heaven help us.This weekend we watched a lot of combat sports. Between Óscar Valdez's close and somewhat controversial win over Robson Conceição on ES ...

Valdez Conceicao Holyfield Belfort Bare ▶ Valdez-Conceicao, Holyfield-Belfort, Bare Knuckle & more
Valdez-Conceicao, Holyfield-Belfort, Bare Knuckle & more

In a more ideal world, we would simply be discussing the fight between junior lightweights Óscar Valdez and Robson Conceição on ESPN this weekend. Instead, Valdez tested positive for a substance calle ...

Boxing History The Death of Jesse James ▶ Boxing History - The Death of Jesse James Hughes
Boxing History - The Death of Jesse James Hughes

We're back with another true crime episode of the Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio podcast. It seemed many enjoyed our rundown of the life and alleged coverup in the death of Charles Newell, so this t ...

Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castao Preview R ▶ Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño Preview & Remembering Jr Middle Unifi
Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño Preview & Remembering Jr Middle Unifi

Quick: name some junior middleweight unification bouts. If it took you a few minutes to come up with more than a couple, you're not alone, because there haven't been that many. That's at least part of ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul Preview w ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul Preview with Corey Erdman
Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul Preview with Corey Erdman

We couldn't help ourselves and Floyd Mayweather's exhibition against Logan Paul on Showtime needed some talking. At least we thought it did, which is why we brought in the big guns.On this episode of ...

Nonito Donaire vs Nordine Oubaali Haney ▶ Nonito Donaire vs Nordine Oubaali, Haney-Linares Recaps
Nonito Donaire vs Nordine Oubaali, Haney-Linares Recaps

Nonito Donaire said it best. The king is back. His huge knockout win over Nordine Oubaali was both entertaining and triumphant, and he deserves some proper respect. Between Donaire-Oubaali, Devin Ha ...

Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez Recap Haney ▶ Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez Recap, Haney-Linares, Oubaali-Donaire Pre
Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez Recap, Haney-Linares, Oubaali-Donaire Pre

Josh Taylor is the junior welterweight champion, and the distinction and clarity are good, even if only because the word champion really should be singular. José Ramírez put forth a game effort and ha ...

Boxing History The Mysterious and Deadly ▶ Boxing History - The Mysterious and Deadly Case of Charles Newell
Boxing History - The Mysterious and Deadly Case of Charles Newell

If you've followed the Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio podcast for a while, you're familiar with our boxing history-themed shows. Now we delve into true crime and mystery territory as we investigate ...

Brandon Figueroa vs Luis Nery Recap Josh ▶ Brandon Figueroa vs Luis Nery Recap, Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez Prev
Brandon Figueroa vs Luis Nery Recap, Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez Prev

We had a fight card filled with war on Showtime last weekend, with Brandon Figueroa topping Luis Nery in the main event. Danny Roman's victory over Ricardo Espinoza Franco and Xavier Martinez's win ov ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunder ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders Recap
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders Recap

Whether or not you believe Billy Joe Saunders quit or was justified in bowing out against Saul Canelo Álvarez seems to have become a new dividing line in boxing.Either way, Canelo walks away from th ...

Boxing History Records Firsts Triller Od ▶ Boxing History - Records, Firsts & Triller Oddities
Boxing History - Records, Firsts & Triller Oddities

They say records, like rules, are meant to be broken. Even if true, some records are nearly impossible to duplicate, much less break. And then there are the boxing's various sideshows and weird pairin ...

Jake Paul Triller Regis Prograis and Fur ▶ Jake Paul, Triller, Regis Prograis and Fury-Joshua Negotiations
Jake Paul, Triller, Regis Prograis and Fury-Joshua Negotiations

Boxing is dead. It's being murdered. It's changing. Everthing is bad and awful.Not really, those are just the things a lot of very worried boxing people are saying in the wake of Jake Paul's knockout ...

Marvelous Marvin Hagler Tribute ▶ Marvelous Marvin Hagler Tribute
Marvelous Marvin Hagler Tribute

Marvelous Marvin Hagler was royalty not only in the middleweight division, but in boxing itself. Just about everyone loved him.From his days as a young, promising amateur to his reign as middleweight ...

Boxing History Leon Spinks Tribute Fight ▶ Boxing History - Leon Spinks Tribute & Fighters Who Were Never Knocke
Boxing History - Leon Spinks Tribute & Fighters Who Were Never Knocke

In the several-year history of this podcast, we've done several tributes to fallen fighters. They're never all that easy, and unfortunately the first portion of this episode is reserved for another: f ...

BKFC Knucklemania Recap with Steve 2 Pou ▶ BKFC - Knucklemania Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes
BKFC - Knucklemania Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes

It's not often we get to actually talk about the knuckles. Usually we stick to the gloves. But the violent and bloody outcomes of last weekend's Knucklemania card from the Bare Knuckle Fighting Champi ...

Boxing History Passing of the Torch Figh ▶ Boxing History - Passing of the Torch Fights
Boxing History - Passing of the Torch Fights

Rumblings of a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Ryan Garcia caught most boxing fans unawares, but us history types started immediately thinking about the possibility of the torch being passed between ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Ryan Garcia Negotiatio ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Ryan Garcia Negotiations & Fan Questions
Manny Pacquiao vs Ryan Garcia Negotiations & Fan Questions

It's 2021 and if you thought the weirdness was over, you were as wrong as apple pie.Recently it was revealed Manny Pacquiao and King Ryan Garciaare in negotiations for some manner of ritualistic com ...

Boxing History Fighters and Fights With ▶ Boxing History - Fighters and Fights With Many Knockdowns
Boxing History - Fighters and Fights With Many Knockdowns

Knockdowns are a fun aspect of boxing. As long as you're not the fighter being knocked down.Through history, many fighters have had the unfortunate distinction of being known for hitting the deck, and ...

Boxing History Worst Heavyweight Title C ▶ Boxing History - Worst Heavyweight Title Challengers 2
Boxing History - Worst Heavyweight Title Challengers 2

If a heavyweight champion is to truly clean out the division, that means we're bound to see a few wonky defenses here and there. But where does Kubrat Pulev, who faces Anthony Joshua this weekend, ran ...

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Recap with Steve ▶ Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes
Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes

So how about that Snoop Dogg?Mike Tyson's exhibition with Roy Jones, Jr. on Triller was surprisingly fun. The whole exhibition aspect of it threw a lot of people for a loop, so we had to talk with f ...

Boxing History Famous Exhibitions ▶ Boxing History - Famous Exhibitions
Boxing History - Famous Exhibitions

Welp. Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones is happening regardless of how anyone feels about it, so we may as well get something out of it.In our case, that means reaching back a few years to remember exhibitions ...

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Preview ▶ Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Preview
Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Preview

Well, Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones, Jr. is happening, we guess. We think?Look, we're not even sure what Tyson-Jones even is, but you can be sure we previewed it.Author and filmmaker Brin-Jonathan Butler, ...

Devin Haney Luis Ortiz Recaps Crawford B ▶ Devin Haney, Luis Ortiz Recaps, Crawford-Brook Preview
Devin Haney, Luis Ortiz Recaps, Crawford-Brook Preview

The Knuckles and Gloves podcast has been around for more than seven years, albeit with a few name changes. We just love talking boxing.After a prolonged hiatus, boxing is back. Devin Haney cruised to ...

Gervonta Davis Naoya Inoue Recap with St ▶ Gervonta Davis, Naoya Inoue Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes
Gervonta Davis, Naoya Inoue Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes

After a huge boxing weekend like the one we just had, we had to have a special guest drop in.Gervonta Tank Davis scored a huge KO of Leo Santa Cruz at 130 pounds, and former 130-pound champion Steve ...

Boxing History Failed Promoters Managers ▶ Boxing History - Failed Promoters & Managers
Boxing History - Failed Promoters & Managers

A brief glance at boxing's pay structure makes it seem like a great way to make a quick buck. The problem is, it's really not.Boxing's history is littered with the carcasses those who tried to dabble ...

Estrada Cuadras Recap Inoue Moloney Usyk ▶ Estrada-Cuadras Recap, Inoue-Moloney, Usyk-Chisora, Davis-Santa Cruz
Estrada-Cuadras Recap, Inoue-Moloney, Usyk-Chisora, Davis-Santa Cruz

The year is closing out so strong they're making it tough to complain about what a wreck the rest has been.There's Chocolatito Gonzalez's win over Israel Gonzales and Juan Francisco Estrada's win over ...

IBHOF Ballot Discussion Lopez Loma ▶ IBHOF Ballot Discussion & Lopez-Loma
IBHOF Ballot Discussion & Lopez-Loma

The annual International Boxing Hall of Fame voting season is here, and the Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio podcast just happens to have two hosts with votes!Being fortunate enough to vote for the IB ...

Teofimo Lopez Jr vs Vasiliy Lomachenko R ▶ Teofimo Lopez Jr vs Vasiliy Lomachenko Recap
Teofimo Lopez Jr vs Vasiliy Lomachenko Recap

Now that we know the Teofimo Lopez, Jr. vs Vasiliy Lomachenko lightweight unification on ESPN was a success, we can breathe a little easier having gotten a bigger fight we'd considered pre-COVID out o ...

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Prev ▶ Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Preview
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez Preview

Looking for a quick preview of Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez? We got you covered.Lomachenko vs Lopez is easily the most-anticipated fight of 2020 and it's finally here, even if a large part of t ...

Boxing History South African Apartheid a ▶ Boxing History - South African Apartheid and Sun City
Boxing History - South African Apartheid and Sun City

We know we somewhat recently did a show talking about the greatest African fighters of all time, but we needed to focus in on individual countries like South Africa, which has an incredibly rich boxin ...

Boxing History Boxing in Film ▶ Boxing History - Boxing in Film
Boxing History - Boxing in Film

It's no coincidence boxing is so easy to use as a basis for all kinds of art. From ancient paintings and sculptures, to music, writing and film, boxing has gone through it all.But with film specifical ...

Charlo Doubleheader Showtime PPV Reactio ▶ Charlo Doubleheader Showtime PPV Reaction
Charlo Doubleheader Showtime PPV Reaction

Sometimes a person just has to admit when they're wrong. Like the time we 1. didn't properly break down or cover the fights on the Showtime Pay-Per-View Charlo Doubleheader, and 2. said the $75 price ...

Charlo Brothers Doubleheader Discussion ▶ Charlo Brothers Doubleheader Discussion
Charlo Brothers Doubleheader Discussion

If one were to follow social media chatter in boxing circles, you almost wouldn't know the Charlo brothers were fighting this weekend in separate competitive bouts headlining a very good Pay-Per-View ...

Boxing History TV Stars ▶ Boxing History - TV Stars
Boxing History - TV Stars

Television was a game-changer for a lot of things. But with boxing, nothing would ever be the same after network TV.From the 1940s and 50s onward, television deals have been an integral piece of boxin ...

Boxing History 1977 US Championship Tour ▶ Boxing History - 1977 US Championship Tournament Scandal
Boxing History - 1977 US Championship Tournament Scandal

Phrases like boxing is dead or boxing is dying are laughably overused. But every so often, something nasty enough to actually shake the foundation of the sport happens.In 1977, TV network ABC, Don ...

Boxing History Boxing and Wrestling ▶ Boxing History - Boxing and Wrestling
Boxing History - Boxing and Wrestling

Like it or not, combat sports all come from the same place, and sports like boxing and professional wrestling are more alike than you realize.There's Gorgeous George's influence on Muhammad Ali, the s ...

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Exhibition Discu ▶ Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Exhibition Discussion
Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Exhibition Discussion

Mike Tyson is fighting Roy Jones, Jr. in September. It's an exhibition, whatever that means, but they're expected to throw punches at one another. When was the last time anyone thought this was a viab ...

Boxing History The Muhammad Ali Professi ▶ Boxing History - The Muhammad Ali Professional Sports Scandal
Boxing History - The Muhammad Ali Professional Sports Scandal

Many things seemed to follow Muhammad Ali in his heyday, from fans and adulation to scandals and hangers-on. In the late 1970s and early 80s, Ali's career began to wind down and his name had gotten pe ...

Boxing History Cuban Heavyweights ▶ Boxing History - Cuban Heavyweights
Boxing History - Cuban Heavyweights

Between just Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon, Cuban heavyweights have some incredible pull even just in the amateur ranks. But it goes without saying the discussion doesn't end there.On this episode ...

Boxing History Boxing and Hip Hop ▶ Boxing History - Boxing and Hip Hop
Boxing History - Boxing and Hip Hop

This is usually the opening portion of the description with a broad statement about boxing and history and their relationship. What can we say? We love both boxing and history.We also happen to love m ...

Boxing History Born in the Wrong Era ▶ Boxing History - Born in the Wrong Era
Boxing History - Born in the Wrong Era

Not everyone can be a champion. Heck, not every fighter can even be relevant to a particular division. But there are and were fighters throughout boxing history who just seemed to be born into the wro ...

Boxing History Feather Fisted Fighters ▶ Boxing History - Feather-Fisted Fighters
Boxing History - Feather-Fisted Fighters

Not every fighter has raw knockout power. And some don't have much KO potential at all. Throughout boxing's history fighters have had to compensate for an abundance of one thing or a lack of another. ...

Boxing History Controversial Decisions ▶ Boxing History - Controversial Decisions
Boxing History - Controversial Decisions

Boxing courts controversy and the relationship is as old as the sport. On this episode of Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio, boxing historian Patrick Connor and author/filmmaker Brin-Jonathan Butler re ...

Boxing History Craziest Knockouts ▶ Boxing History - Craziest Knockouts
Boxing History - Craziest Knockouts

Barring those averse to in-ring violence, just about everyone can appreciate a serious knockout. Even if it's only in the sense that you can't turn away despite wanting to, the kind of damage being do ...

Boxing History Portly Pugilists ▶ Boxing History - Portly Pugilists
Boxing History - Portly Pugilists

Andy Ruiz, Jr. might have briefly made big boys en vogue, but he wasn't the first roundish fighter to enjoy success and fame.From Fat Boy Willie Meehan to Two Ton Tony Galento, and much more obscu ...

Boxing History Greatest Featherweights E ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Featherweights Ever
Boxing History - Greatest Featherweights Ever

Those little 120-something-pound fellas might be light as a feather, but the featherweight division has been home to some incredible fighters -- in terms of punching power, skill and acclaim. On this ...

Boxing History Andrew Golota ▶ Boxing History - Andrew Golota
Boxing History - Andrew Golota

Andrew Golota, an infamous heavyweight in the 1990s and early 2000s, always seemed to be accompanied by controversy. The Polish scrapper faced off against Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson, John Ruiz and of co ...

Boxing History Best African Fighters Eve ▶ Boxing History - Best African Fighters Ever
Boxing History - Best African Fighters Ever

While not often thought of as a boxing haven, the massive continent of Africa nevertheless has not only hosted several world class bouts, but there are many pockets of pugilistic activity in different ...

Boxing History Donovan Razor Ruddock ▶ Boxing History - Donovan Razor Ruddock
Boxing History - Donovan Razor Ruddock

Technically Donovan Razor Ruddock's career lasted from 1982 to 2015 -- more than 30 years. In truth he had a long layoff from 2001 to 2015, but even so, as an active fighter, Ruddock ran the gauntle ...

Boxing History Evander Holyfield ▶ Boxing History - Evander Holyfield
Boxing History - Evander Holyfield

Evander The Real Deal Holyfield was an extraordinary fighter. Over the course of more than 25 years in the ring, he defeated almost everyone put in front of him. At worst, he made sure they didn't w ...

Boxing History David Tua ▶ Boxing History - David Tua
Boxing History - David Tua

Some remember David Tuaman Tua for his was with Ike Ibeabuchi, other remember his brutal victory over future title-holder John Ruiz. And yet others believe Tua might be the best fighter never to win ...

Boxing History Craziest Characters ▶ Boxing History - Craziest Characters
Boxing History - Craziest Characters

Boxing isn't much without the entertainment. People punching one another is cool, don't get us wrong. But without the colorful personalities, schticks and stunts, boxing would be a lot more bland. On ...

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder Recap ▶ Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder Recap
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder Recap

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Boxing History Heavyweight Rematches ▶ Boxing History - Heavyweight Rematches
Boxing History - Heavyweight Rematches

With Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury facing each other once more in a rematch of their exciting 2018 fight, that means it's time to dip into the well of boxing history and discuss other rematches from T ...

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury II Preview ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury II Preview
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury II Preview

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Boxing History Fighters Who Ruined Each ▶ Boxing History - Fighters Who Ruined Each Other
Boxing History - Fighters Who Ruined Each Other

Boxing is destructive by nature. The very aim of each fighter is to hurt the opponent more than they themselves are hurt. Some ruination is bound to result from that. On this episode of Knuckles and G ...

Boxing History Fights That Ended in a Ri ▶ Boxing History - Fights That Ended in a Riot
Boxing History - Fights That Ended in a Riot

From boxing's very beginning, nobody has been safe from the nonsense. From fans to officials and fighters behaving badly, numerous reasons have caused fights to end in a riot or brawl.On this episode ...

2019 End of the Year Show ▶ 2019 End of the Year Show
2019 End of the Year Show

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Terence Crawford vs Egis Kavaliauskas Re ▶ Terence Crawford vs Egis Kavaliauskas Recap
Terence Crawford vs Egis Kavaliauskas Recap

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Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz II Recap ▶ Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz II Recap
Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz II Recap

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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua II Previe ▶ Andy Ruiz, Jr. vs Anthony Joshua II Preview
Andy Ruiz, Jr. vs Anthony Joshua II Preview

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Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz II Recap ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz II Recap
Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz II Recap

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Boxing History Middleweight Champions Wh ▶ Boxing History - Middleweight Champions Who Moved to Light Heavyweigh
Boxing History - Middleweight Champions Who Moved to Light Heavyweigh

Ahead of Saul Canelo Alvarez's attempt at defeating Sergey Krusher Kovalev, we couldn't help but put together a relevant history episode.The leap from middleweight to light heavyweight has always ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Pr ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Preview
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Preview

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Errol Spence Jr vs Shawn Porter Recap Go ▶ Errol Spence Jr. vs Shawn Porter Recap, Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko Pr
Errol Spence Jr. vs Shawn Porter Recap, Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko Pr

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Errol Spence Jr vs Shawn Porter Pre figh ▶ Errol Spence Jr. vs Shawn Porter Pre-fight Discussion
Errol Spence Jr. vs Shawn Porter Pre-fight Discussion

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Boxing History Jose Napoles Tribute ▶ Boxing History - Jose Napoles Tribute
Boxing History - Jose Napoles Tribute

Welterweight great Jose Mantequilla Napoles recently passed away. His name is added to the list of unforgettable fighters the boxing community has lost in the last handful of years.From his beginnin ...

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell Reca ▶ Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell Recap
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell Recap

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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Rematch S ▶ Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua Rematch - Saudi Arabia Issue
Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua Rematch - Saudi Arabia Issue

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Boxing History Exotic Fight Locations ▶ Boxing History - Exotic Fight Locations
Boxing History - Exotic Fight Locations

With Eddie Hearn looking to stage the rematch between Andy Ruiz, Jr. and Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia, boxing's talking heads are scrambling to draw comparisons to other big fights that took place i ...

Boxing History Pernell Whitaker Tribute ▶ Boxing History - Pernell Whitaker Tribute
Boxing History - Pernell Whitaker Tribute

Incredibly, despite solid media coverage even as an amateur, Pernell Whitaker was overlooked relative to his ability and accomplishments throughout his career. It really wasn't until later on, after h ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman Recap ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman Recap
Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman Recap

Manny Pacquiao didn't exactly turn back the clock to defeat Keith Thurman.Pacquiao did, however, rise to the occasion to save everyone from an otherwise useless FoxSports Pay-Per-View, and defeating ...

Boxing History Worst Referee and Officia ▶ Boxing History - Worst Referee and Officiating Performances
Boxing History - Worst Referee and Officiating Performances

Being that this is boxing, it's often best to simply focus on the fighters themselves -- their performances in the ring, that is -- and that's it. But sometimes officials prevent us by doing that by b ...

Rigondeaux Returns Malignaggi Loses Bare ▶ Rigondeaux Returns, Malignaggi Loses Bare Knuckle Bout
Rigondeaux Returns, Malignaggi Loses Bare Knuckle Bout

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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Recap ▶ Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Recap
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Recap

Post-fight report on The Fight City - thefightcity.com/joshua-vs-ruiz-dazn-boxing/Follow us on Twitter!Brin-Jonathan Butler: @brinicioPatrick Connor: @PatrickMConnorFind and rate us on iTunes, and tha ...

Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale Reca ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale Recap
Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale Recap

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Boxing History Bert Cooper Harold Lederm ▶ Boxing History - Bert Cooper, Harold Lederman Tributes
Boxing History - Bert Cooper, Harold Lederman Tributes

Being an enthusiastic fan of boxing means becoming emotionallly involved, and therefore vulnerable in some ways. When the fighters and figures we love pass on, it stings.Heavyweight title challenger B ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs Rec ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs Recap with Steve 2 Pound Forbes

Middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez retained the title with a unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs this weekend. As is often the case with big Canelo fights, opinions are divided regardin ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs Prev ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs Preview
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs Preview

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Boxing History Fighters Chasing Greatnes ▶ Boxing History - Fighters Chasing Greatness, Eusebio Pedroza Tribute
Boxing History - Fighters Chasing Greatness, Eusebio Pedroza Tribute

It's been a while, but we can't keep ourselves away from boxing history.This week on Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio, CompuBox operator and history-phile Aris Pina joins boxing historian Patrick Conn ...

Losers on Netflix The Michael Bentt Epis ▶ Losers on Netflix - The Michael Bentt Episode
Losers on Netflix - The Michael Bentt Episode

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Amir Khan Discussion ▶ Amir Khan Discussion
Amir Khan Discussion

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Boxing History The Career of Lennox Lewi ▶ Boxing History - The Career of Lennox Lewis
Boxing History - The Career of Lennox Lewis

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Boxing History Remembering Tommy Morriso ▶ Boxing History - Remembering Tommy Morrison
Boxing History - Remembering Tommy Morrison

Whether you knew him as The Duke or Hey, yo, Tommy Gunn! you knew who Tommy Morrison was if you paid attention to boxing in the 1980s or 90s.Morrison was an intriguing and ultimately tragic figure ...

Boxing History Riddick Bowe vs Evander H ▶ Boxing History - Riddick Bowe vs Evander Holyfield Trilogy
Boxing History - Riddick Bowe vs Evander Holyfield Trilogy

Not much in boxing gets fans and pundits excited like a great heavyweight fight. As it happens, Riddick Bowe and Evander Holyfield had three great fights between them.From round 10 of the first bout, ...

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Recap ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Recap
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Recap

Well, at least a portion of Deontay Wilder's draw with Tyson Fury was the fight we had all wanted. Those parts were exciting, riveting, and they had us simply wanting more. The rest was on the slow si ...

Boxing History Best Boxer vs Puncher Hea ▶ Boxing History - Best Boxer vs Puncher Heavyweight Fights Ever and 20
Boxing History - Best Boxer vs Puncher Heavyweight Fights Ever and 20

It's been a little while since our last history episode. We apologize. But we're back with another to make up for it!This week on Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio, boxing historian Patrick Connor team ...

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Preview ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Preview
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Preview

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury might not be the heavyweight fight boxing wants, but perhaps it's the heavyweight fight boxing deserves. We're not sure how that whole analogy goes, so that might not be r ...

Jacobs vs Derevyanchenko Recap Inside De ▶ Jacobs vs Derevyanchenko Recap, Inside Deontay Wilder's Training Camp
Jacobs vs Derevyanchenko Recap, Inside Deontay Wilder's Training Camp

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Terence Crawford vs Jose Benavidez Recap ▶ Terence Crawford vs Jose Benavidez Recap, Canelo to DAZN
Terence Crawford vs Jose Benavidez Recap, Canelo to DAZN

Not only did Terence Crawford dominate and stop Jose Benavidez last weekend, but over 2 million people tuned in to watch it on ESPN. Paired with recent news that Saul Canelo Alvarez signed to fight ...

Boxing History HBO Boxing Tribute ▶ Boxing History - HBO Boxing Tribute
Boxing History - HBO Boxing Tribute

Many people in boxing circles had speculated for months, if not years, that HBO would be tapering down its boxing programming to zero at some point. After the recent announcement that HBO would no lon ...

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Rec ▶ Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Recap
Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Recap

Anthony Joshua is probably the best heavyweight in the world. Probably. And his stoppage victory over Alexander Povetkin went a long way in backing that suggestion up.After several rounds of a difficu ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin II Recap
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin II Recap

It is done. Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady GGG Golovkin is finished and there's plenty of fresh controversy to talk about. It just wouldn't be boxing if there weren't.Following another entertainin ...

Boxing History Evander Holyfield vs Geor ▶ Boxing History - Evander Holyfield vs George Foreman
Boxing History - Evander Holyfield vs George Foreman

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Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Announcemen ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Announcement, Frampton-Jackson Recap
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Announcement, Frampton-Jackson Recap

Tyson Fury is more or less back. Perhaps less, but we'll just have to see.Fury dominated Francesco Pianeta en route to a 10 round points decision last weekend, but the much bigger news is that a fight ...

Special Guests Steve 2 Pound Forbes and ▶ Special Guests Steve 2 Pound Forbes and Christina Lunzman
Special Guests Steve 2 Pound Forbes and Christina Lunzman

There has only been one boxing card in Portland, Oregon in the last 12 years. This past December, former super featherweight champion Steve Forbes and co-promoter Christina Lunzman organized a five-fi ...

Boxing History Invincible Fighters Who G ▶ Boxing History - Invincible Fighters Who Got Destroyed
Boxing History - Invincible Fighters Who Got Destroyed

Throughout boxing history, the sport has earned its reputation as a cruel endeavor. Its tendency to break men down and constantly remind everyone that nobody is invincible is rough, and legendary.This ...

Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Recap ▶ Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Recap, Wilder-Fury Negotiations
Eleider Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Recap, Wilder-Fury Negotiations

In only two years, Sergey Kovalev went from the guy who deserved the decision against one of the world's best fighters in Andre Ward, to a poor sap who never had it. Thanks, Eleider Alvarez.The truth ...

Boxing History Champions With Fewest Fig ▶ Boxing History - Champions With Fewest Fights
Boxing History - Champions With Fewest Fights

While figuring out how much to value title belts isn't an easy task anymore, for now they're what we have to track the lineage of champions. Regardless, what Oleksandr Usyk has been able to accomplish ...

Usyk Gassiev Recap Garcia Easter Parker ▶ Usyk-Gassiev Recap, Garcia-Easter & Parker-Whyte Previews
Usyk-Gassiev Recap, Garcia-Easter & Parker-Whyte Previews

It's a fact: we love tournaments. The World Boxing Super Series, while still flawed in a few ways, has for the most part brought a heap of good pairings and action. The cruiserweight final between Ole ...

Boxing History Skipped Heavyweight Fight ▶ Boxing History - Skipped Heavyweight Fights
Boxing History - Skipped Heavyweight Fights

Boxing is a sport of timing, without question. Sometimes apart from the timing shown by one fighter against another in the ring, boxing is also about career timing and trajectory.As boxing's glamor di ...

Pacquiao vs Matthysse Recap Usyk vs Gass ▶ Pacquiao vs Matthysse Recap, Usyk vs Gassiev Preview
Pacquiao vs Matthysse Recap, Usyk vs Gassiev Preview

MANNY PACQUIAO IS BACK!!!!!!1111! ...that's the refrain, friends. Memorize it before all hope is ripped from us when a Floyd Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch is made.In trouncing a passive and seemingly ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse Previe ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse Preview
Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse Preview

Manny Pacquiao may or may not be at the end of his career. Again. This time he faces Argentinian banger Lucas Matthysse, who also may or may not be very faded. Add to it that the fight is in Kuala Lum ...

Errol Spence Terence Crawford Bobby Czyz ▶ Errol Spence, Terence Crawford, Bobby Czyz and Everything Between
Errol Spence, Terence Crawford, Bobby Czyz and Everything Between

It's 2018 and ESPN is showing more boxing than any other network this summer. What in the hell is going on?The same question could be asked of a deep welterweight division that has seen too few of its ...

Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack Recap ▶ Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack Recap
Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack Recap

A draw verdict never seems all that satisfying. That's one of the reasons why Adonis Stevenson's majority draw with Badou Jack on Showtime felt incomplete, even if the draw may have been warranted.Ste ...

Lomachenko vs Linares Munguia vs Ali Rec ▶ Lomachenko vs Linares, Munguia vs Ali Recaps, Stevenson vs Jack Previ
Lomachenko vs Linares, Munguia vs Ali Recaps, Stevenson vs Jack Previ

We've hit a nice little groove here in 2018 and there's plenty of boxing stuff happening all over.Last weekend, Vasyl Lomachenko had to peel himself off the canvas to get a body shot kayo win over Jor ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan Re ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan Recap, Lomachenko-Linares Previ
Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan Recap, Lomachenko-Linares Previ

The verdict is in and, despite all of the shenanigans, Gennady Golovkin's quick KO win over Vanes Martirosyan sold like hotcakes on HBO. What exactly that means isn't quite clear, but more Golovkin on ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan Pr ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan Preview, Jacobs-Sulecki Recap
Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan Preview, Jacobs-Sulecki Recap

We experience this every year as boxing fans: weather heats up, so do the fights. Yes, we've had cancellations and postponements, but that's just a part of the sport. We've already had a solid first n ...

Broner vs Vargas Frampton vs Donaire Kha ▶ Broner vs Vargas, Frampton vs Donaire, Khan-Lo Greco Preview
Broner vs Vargas, Frampton vs Donaire, Khan-Lo Greco Preview

The schedule this weekend is the kind of fight schedule we could use, with a bit of everything in there. From Amir Khan's return, to a card featuring both Adrien Broner AND Gervonta Davis, to a Charlo ...

Boxing History Craziest Fight Endings ▶ Boxing History - Craziest Fight Endings
Boxing History - Craziest Fight Endings

Boxing is a crazy sport. Possibly the craziest of sports, and especially when taking its history into account. And boxing history is what these editions of Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio is all abou ...

Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker Preview ▶ Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker Preview
Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker Preview

Follow us on Twitter!Brin-Jonathan Butler: @brinicioPatrick Connor: @PatrickMConnorKGB Radio on Facebook: facebook.com/KGBRadio/Find and rate us on iTunes, and thanks for tuning in! ...

Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz Recap Canel ▶ Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz Recap, Canelo, Weekend Preview
Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz Recap, Canelo, Weekend Preview

Month three of 2018 is off and running, and a clash between two hard-hitting heavyweights still has people talking. Deontay Wilder's win over Luis Ortiz would still be tops in the boxing news cycle if ...

Boxing History The Cruiserweights ▶ Boxing History - The Cruiserweights
Boxing History - The Cruiserweights

It sure looks like the cruiserweight division is enjoying a surge of both talent and popularity, thanks to the World Boxing Super Series, and more specifically, Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev's trem ...

Boxing History The Un Filmed Classics ▶ Boxing History - The Un-Filmed Classics
Boxing History - The Un-Filmed Classics

Boxing is a sport with no shortage of mythology and history. Much of the mythology centers around fights we've never seen before and have only heard or read about. That's what this show is for!This we ...

Usyk Briedis Matthysse Linares Recaps Ca ▶ Usyk-Briedis, Matthysse & Linares Recaps, Canelo-Golovkin Rematch Off
Usyk-Briedis, Matthysse & Linares Recaps, Canelo-Golovkin Rematch Off

If there were any question whether or not boxing had really kicked off in 2018, the excellent scrap between Oleksandr Usyk and Mairis Briedis answered with an emphatic YES IT HAS.Usyk-Briedis should ...

Boxing History Forgotten Action Fighters ▶ Boxing History - Forgotten Action Fighters
Boxing History - Forgotten Action Fighters

There's room for many styles, outlooks and approaches in boxing. Brawlers, stylists, patient thinkers... The contrast between these are a large part of what makes the sport interesting. But action is ...

Boxing History Greatest Jewish Fighters ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Jewish Fighters Ever
Boxing History - Greatest Jewish Fighters Ever

Fights and fighters simply aren't promoted along ethnic or religious lines like they used to be, for better or worse. In decades past, a number of large U.S. cities in particular would be nearly facti ...

2017 Boxing End of the Year Awards ▶ 2017 Boxing End of the Year Awards
2017 Boxing End of the Year Awards

The state of boxing is often the subject of an ongoing discussion on this podcast, and 2016 was one awful year overall. It would have been difficult for this year to be worse, and thankfully 2017 wa ...

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux ▶ Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux Recap
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux Recap

Guillermo Rigondeaux may have been a firm underdog against Vasyl Lomachenko, but few thought the Ukrainian would triumph so thoroughly in this battle of Olympic gold medalists on ESPN. If nothing else ...

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux ▶ Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux Preview, Ali-Cotto Recap
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux Preview, Ali-Cotto Recap

Vasyl Lomachenko's showdown with Guillermo Rigondeaux is one of the most anticipated fights of 2017. It's a year that's ending with a bang -- or at least we hope so. Lomachenko-Rigondeaux could concei ...

Boxing History Greatest Puerto Rican Fig ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Puerto Rican Fighters Ever
Boxing History - Greatest Puerto Rican Fighters Ever

The island of Puerto Rico has an incredible relationship with the sport of boxing. Per capita, The Island of Enchantment may have produced more champions than anywhere else, and the list of champion ...

Miguel Cotto vs Sadam Ali Preview Kovale ▶ Miguel Cotto vs Sadam Ali Preview, Kovalev-Shabranskyy Recap
Miguel Cotto vs Sadam Ali Preview, Kovalev-Shabranskyy Recap

2017's final month is upon us, and this year has been far kinder to all of us boxing fanatics than previous years have been. And we're still not done!This weekend on HBO, Miguel Cotto fights for (what ...

Boxing History IBHOF Class of 2018 Ballo ▶ Boxing History - IBHOF Class of 2018 Ballot
Boxing History - IBHOF Class of 2018 Ballot

The ability to vote fighters into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y. should be viewed as a great honor and taken seriously. Absent some other system, this is the way fighters of ...

Weekend Preview PBC on Showtime Fox Grov ▶ Weekend Preview - PBC on Showtime & Fox, Groves-Cox
Weekend Preview - PBC on Showtime & Fox, Groves-Cox

It seems that in boxing, 2017 is the year that just keeps on giving. There's no end in sight, and this weekend provides us with more boxing than we can shake a stick at.First, George Groves takes on J ...

Boxing History Lost Forgotten 1980s Heav ▶ Boxing History - Lost & Forgotten 1980s Heavyweights
Boxing History - Lost & Forgotten 1980s Heavyweights

Boxing in the 1980s was consumed by mostly just a handful of things, like Muhammad Ali's exit, Larry Holmes' reign and decline, Mike Tyson's entrance, the Fabulous Four, and a smattering of lesser t ...

Boxing History Jake LaMotta Tribute Cane ▶ Boxing History - Jake LaMotta Tribute, Canelo-Golovkin Recap Part 2
Boxing History - Jake LaMotta Tribute, Canelo-Golovkin Recap Part 2

It happens several times a year, it seems, but boxing lost another great fighter in Jake LaMotta. At 95-years-old, LaMotta was the oldest living former champion and a living legend. The sport will mis ...

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Recap ▶ Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Recap
Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Recap

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin was a middleweight showdown roughly two years in the making. While it was exciting and tense, the result was confusing and disappointing enough that it took the focu ...

Lower Weight Legends Canelo vs Golovkin ▶ Lower Weight Legends, Canelo vs Golovkin Preview Part 2
Lower Weight Legends, Canelo vs Golovkin Preview Part 2

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin is a fight a few years in the making, and a truly worthwhile one at that. So it makes sense that it would and should be given extra coverage. And isn't that w ...

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Previ ▶ Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Preview, SuperFly Recap
Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Preview, SuperFly Recap

Between Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin and last week's #SuperFly card, boxing fans had had it made in the last week or so. The over-saturation of the recent Mayweather-McGregor mockery stol ...

Sor Rungvisai Gonzalez Inoue Nieves Cuad ▶ Sor Rungvisai-Gonzalez, Inoue-Nieves, Cuadras-Estrada Preview
Sor Rungvisai-Gonzalez, Inoue-Nieves, Cuadras-Estrada Preview

Many fight fans and pundits have called for more dedication to the lighter weight classes among the TV Networks and fight honchos. This weekend on HBO, they're getting what they asked for as 115-pound ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Recap ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Recap
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Recap

Floyd Mayweather proved he's a better boxer than Conor McGregor, a guy who never fought a professional fight before. We can all rest easy now.Every single time boxing endures on of these mega-events, ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Previ ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Preview, Crawford-Indongo Recap
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor Preview, Crawford-Indongo Recap

Look. This is weird. Who thought #MayMac would actually be a thing? We didn't, but we were wrong, because it is upon us.Fair Warning: If you're looking for a cheery, optimistic preview of Floyd Maywea ...

Terence Crawford vs Julius Indongo Previ ▶ Terence Crawford vs Julius Indongo Preview
Terence Crawford vs Julius Indongo Preview

At 29-years-old at undefeated at 31-0, there's no question super lightweight Terence Bud Crawford is one of the best fighters in the world. But short of getting the big name fights he calls for, he ...

Boxing History Retirements Klitschko Mar ▶ Boxing History - Retirements & Klitschko, Marquez, Bradley Tributes
Boxing History - Retirements & Klitschko, Marquez, Bradley Tributes

Wladimir Klitschko, Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley have all recently retired. All three have been important to boxing's recent history to slightly varying degrees. Sadly the odds are at least one ...

Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner Recap Loma ▶ Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner Recap, Lomachenko-Marriaga Preview
Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner Recap, Lomachenko-Marriaga Preview

As temperatures heat up, we hope the action in boxing does too. This year has been kind to us, though, so we'll try to be a little kind in our discussion.Last weekend, Mikey Garcia outclassed Adrien B ...

Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner Preview ▶ Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner Preview
Mikey Garcia vs Adrien Broner Preview

We've had heaps of good fights in 2017. Thankfully there really isn't much to truly complain about when it comes to what we've gotten thus far, so a goofball fight here and there won't hurt us. Becaus ...

Berchelt Miura Figueroa Guerrero Recaps ▶ Berchelt-Miura, Figueroa-Guerrero Recaps, Boxing News
Berchelt-Miura, Figueroa-Guerrero Recaps, Boxing News

We were hit with a series of fight cards last weekend, accounting for the quantity. The quality was more lacking than many hoped, but still very worthwhile.On HBO Boxing After Dark, Miguel Berchelt de ...

Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura Preview ▶ Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura Preview, Mayweather-McGregor Discuss
Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura Preview, Mayweather-McGregor Discuss

2017 isn't letting up much, and for boxing fans that's mostly been a good thing. This coming weekend, HBO airs what is almost sure to be an entertaining fight in Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura, iTV ...

Boxing History Controversial Fight Endin ▶ Boxing History - Controversial Fight Endings
Boxing History - Controversial Fight Endings

Boxing is a sport that seems to actually welcome controversy at times, and last weekend's Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev PPV event confirmed it. There's just something about a sideshow spectacle that no ...

Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II Recap ▶ Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II Recap
Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II Recap

The debate of whether or not Andre Ward pegged Sergey Kovalev with repeated low blows has been ongoing since the fight ended, and it shows no sign of letting up all that soon. But Ward's win over Kova ...

Boxing History IBHOF Induction Weekend 2 ▶ Boxing History - IBHOF Induction Weekend 2017
Boxing History - IBHOF Induction Weekend 2017

Let's face it: we all would like to attend the International Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend ceremonies every year. Not all of us can. Luckily, one of us at Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio can, ...

Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II Preview ▶ Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II Preview
Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II Preview

Andre Ward's win over Sergey Kovalev was one of the most controversial moments of 2016. Despite hitting the deck in round 2, Ward was awarded a close unanimous decision over the Russian light heavywei ...

Boxing History Famous Disqualifications ▶ Boxing History - Famous Disqualifications, Fighters Traveling Abroad
Boxing History - Famous Disqualifications, Fighters Traveling Abroad

We're smack in the middle of a bunch of action this year, and so far 2017 is the anti-2016 and that is something we needed. We have fighters traveling to different countries in their quests for riches ...

Kell Brook vs Errol Spence Jr Preview Cr ▶ Kell Brook vs Errol Spence Jr Preview, Crawford-Diaz Recap
Kell Brook vs Errol Spence Jr Preview, Crawford-Diaz Recap

2017 just continues to move forward with worthwhile fights, though not without some speed bumps here and there. They're simply a part of boxing though, and they're negated by the good action the sport ...

Boxing History Memorable Madison Square ▶ Boxing History - Memorable Madison Square Garden Fights
Boxing History - Memorable Madison Square Garden Fights

Madison Square Garden is still a beloved East Coast boxing venue after over 120 years and several iterations. This weekend, Terence Crawford takes on Felix Diaz at the venue, reminding us that some of ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Discussion
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Discussion

Well, some of us had to pay a bunch of money to sit through 12 rounds of tedious, one-sided lameness for it, but Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin was officially announced last weekend to a ch ...

Joshua Klitschko Recap Canelo Chavez Jr ▶ Joshua-Klitschko Recap, Canelo-Chavez Jr Preview
Joshua-Klitschko Recap, Canelo-Chavez Jr Preview

How much boxing can we jam into a one-hour podcast? You're about to find out.Last weekend boxing was treated to likely the best heavyweight fight since Lennox Lewis and Vitali Klitschko tangled in 200 ...

Boxing History Biggest Heavyweight Title ▶ Boxing History - Biggest Heavyweight Title Fights
Boxing History - Biggest Heavyweight Title Fights

There can be no doubt that Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko is a massive event in addition to being important to the heavyweight division. While the actual heavyweight title isn't involved, this i ...

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko Pre ▶ Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko Preview
Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko Preview

A record-setting 90,000 seats have been sold for the heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko. It's a fight that has been embraced by the general public in the U.K., even if it ...

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa Preview ▶ Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa Preview
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa Preview

We're heading right into the middle of the year, and already 2017 has been rather kind to boxing fans. There has been no shortage of exciting fights and many have even been meaninigful. Over the next ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Recap ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Recap
Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Recap

Every so often in boxing we're shown that the invincible are beatable, and we see how easy it is for heroes to be knocked off their perches. Last weekend both Gennady Golovkin and Roman Chocolatito ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Previe ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Preview, Lemieux-Stevens Recap
Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs Preview, Lemieux-Stevens Recap

There's plenty of boxing on tap to keep boxing fans and media busy, but the first order of business this weekend is the middleweight skirmish between Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs.For some, this f ...

Boxing History Puncher vs Puncher Lou Du ▶ Boxing History - Puncher vs Puncher, Lou Duva Tribute
Boxing History - Puncher vs Puncher, Lou Duva Tribute

It's always a sad day when we say goodbye to beloved members of the fight community. Storied trainer, manager and promoter Lou Duva recently passed away, and though it still stings, we prefer to remem ...

Boxing History Doomed Middleweights ▶ Boxing History - Doomed Middleweights
Boxing History - Doomed Middleweights

With two straight weekends of middleweight fights coming up, Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio recalls when one of boxing's most historied divisions seemed to be cursed. It's not that we would wish any ...

Boxing History Dirtiest Fighters Ever ▶ Boxing History - Dirtiest Fighters Ever
Boxing History - Dirtiest Fighters Ever

As much as we say we hate them, it's difficult to turn away from a spectacle. In a boxing ring they're even more addicting. Certain fighters know how to bring the train wreck right into the ring, and ...

Boxing History The Worst Heavyweight Tit ▶ Boxing History - The Worst Heavyweight Title Challengers Ever
Boxing History - The Worst Heavyweight Title Challengers Ever

The heavyweight division is an easy one to map and discuss, both historically and in its current state. We've already talked about the biggest punchers ever at heavyweight and troubled heavyweights, b ...

Boxing History Trilogies and Rubber Matc ▶ Boxing History - Trilogies and Rubber Matches
Boxing History - Trilogies and Rubber Matches

Many have asked, and finally the best boxing history podcast is back!This week on Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio, Compubox Operator Aris Pina and writer/historian Patrick Connor once again team up t ...

Frampton vs Santa Cruz II Vargas vs Berc ▶ Frampton vs Santa Cruz II, Vargas vs Berchelt Preview
Frampton vs Santa Cruz II, Vargas vs Berchelt Preview

If there were one weekend in January that fight fans don't want to miss out on, this one would be it.On Showtime, Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz meet to run back one of the best fights of 2016. It w ...

Badou Jack vs James DeGale Recap ▶ Badou Jack vs James DeGale Recap
Badou Jack vs James DeGale Recap

We're one bigger fight into 2017 and we got what we all wanted: a competitive fight between two upper echelon fighters in Badou Jack and James DeGale. The resulting draw wasn't an ideal conclusion, bu ...

Badou Jack vs James DeGale Preview ▶ Badou Jack vs James DeGale Preview
Badou Jack vs James DeGale Preview

It took a few weeks for 2017 to really get rolling and we've been relying on news of upcoming fights and promotions to get us through. But now the first serious fight card of the year is upon us, and ...

2017 Wish List with Brin Jonathan Butler ▶ 2017 Wish List with Brin-Jonathan Butler
2017 Wish List with Brin-Jonathan Butler

It's finally 2017, which means we can leave that pesky 2016 in the dust and concentrate on the future. We're not sure how bright the future is at this point, but it's early in the year and there's ple ...

Charlo vs Williams Crawford vs Molina Re ▶ Charlo vs Williams & Crawford vs Molina Recaps, Hopkins-Smith Preview
Charlo vs Williams & Crawford vs Molina Recaps, Hopkins-Smith Preview

On the latest episode of Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio, author and filmmaker Brin-Jonathan Butler joins boxing writer and historian Patrick Connor in recapping last weekend's action and this coming ...

Lomachenko Walters Preview Ward Kovalev ▶ Lomachenko-Walters Preview, Ward-Kovalev Recap with Brin-Jonathan But
Lomachenko-Walters Preview, Ward-Kovalev Recap with Brin-Jonathan But

Just about every boxing fan feels strongly about what happened in the Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev fight. Even those who believe it was a close fight seem to believe it with conviction. Maybe all the ...

Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Preview wit ▶ Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

Boxing fans have asked for quality fights in 2016 and we have largely been denied them. Finally at the 11th hour we get Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward -- a matchup we've been eagerly anticipating since ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas Recap Or ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas Recap, Ortiz vs Scott Preview
Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas Recap, Ortiz vs Scott Preview

Manny Pacquiao is back! But he might not be, because he might retire. Again. We're not sure, and we're not sure that he's sure either. The esteemed Filipino politician and pugilist is one of the best ...

Jessie Vargas vs Manny Pacquiao Preview ▶ Jessie Vargas vs Manny Pacquiao Preview
Jessie Vargas vs Manny Pacquiao Preview

First, a huge Thank you to everyone who has stuck by this podcast over the course of the last three-plus years. The run has been incredible, and we are once again reformatting slightly. We were init ...

Boxing History Aaron Pryor Tribute ▶ Boxing History - Aaron Pryor Tribute
Boxing History - Aaron Pryor Tribute

Just a few weeks ago boxing lost former super lightweight champion and whirlwind puncher Aaron Pryor. It was another rough hit to the boxing community in 2016.The Hawk was certainly more than just a ...

Boxing News with Brin Jonathan Butler ▶ Boxing News with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Boxing News with Brin-Jonathan Butler

Finally it seems the last part of 2016 could be offering up decent fights. Some are yet to be made, but we could be in for some surprises.If negotiations go well, we could be in for Anthony Joshua vs ...

Boxing History Troubled Heavyweights ▶ Boxing History - Troubled Heavyweights
Boxing History - Troubled Heavyweights

Late in 2015 we got a new heavyweight champion named Tyson Fury. Perhaps with that name it should have been expected, but since gaining the title he hasn't done much more than spiral downward in oner ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook Preview ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook Preview
Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook Preview

When it comes to Gennady Golovkin and Roman Gonzalez's upcoming fights, we could say, and quite fairly, that neither fighter is facing the opponent most of us would wish he'd face. Blame whoever you w ...

Boxing History The Olympics ▶ Boxing History - The Olympics
Boxing History - The Olympics

The 2016 Olympics aren't over yet, but we have a pretty good grasp on how this year's boxing went in Rio. Would you call this year's Games a success for boxing? Will any of the medal winners this year ...

Andre Ward vs Alexander Brand Recap with ▶ Andre Ward vs Alexander Brand Recap with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Andre Ward vs Alexander Brand Recap with Brin-Jonathan Butler

We don't have much on the upcoming boxing schedule to get us through the rest of the summer, but there have been enough developments that there are still things to talk about. We hope.This week on Top ...

Boxing History The Best Unification Figh ▶ Boxing History - The Best Unification Fights Ever
Boxing History - The Best Unification Fights Ever

Nobody seems to know exactly how Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol will turn out, but a high level fight that is 50-50 on paper is what boxing needs more of. That the fight is a unification bout could ...

Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol Previe ▶ Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

So. 2016 has been not-so-fun for boxing thus far. We know, and we're sorry. But cheer up, because things aren't all bad and we have some worthwhile stuff coming up.For instance, this weekend Terence C ...

Hands of Stone Roberto Duran Tribute ▶ Hands of Stone - Roberto Duran Tribute
Hands of Stone - Roberto Duran Tribute

On June 16, 1951, a man named Roberto Duran was given to the world. He eventually became one of the greatest fighters ever, and certainly one of the greatest lightweights of all time. Manos de Piedra ...

Muhammad Ali Tribute Part 2 ▶ Muhammad Ali Tribute - Part 2
Muhammad Ali Tribute - Part 2

As promised, here's another episode of Top Men Boxing Radio honoring Muhammad Ali. There are always different perspectives on the man called The Greatest, and everyone has their favorite moments, fi ...

Muhammad Ali Tribute Part 1 with Brin Jo ▶ Muhammad Ali Tribute - Part 1 with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Muhammad Ali Tribute - Part 1 with Brin-Jonathan Butler

It has been several days since we lost The Greatest, and it still hurts. The world will never be the same again, and certainly neither will boxing.On this episode of Top Men Boxing Radio, author and ...

Boxing History Greatest Mexican Fighters ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Mexican Fighters Ever
Boxing History - Greatest Mexican Fighters Ever

Boxing History. For some of us, it's an addiction. It's a cross between two subjects we love to study and talk about, and this week's episode of Top Men Boxing Radio is no exception.Historian and Comp ...

Boxing News with Brin Jonathan Butler ▶ Boxing News with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Boxing News with Brin-Jonathan Butler

Some weeks it feels like not much is going on in the boxing world. The truth is there are always new developments in boxing, and there are always things happening that us sick hardcore-types can discu ...

Boxing History The Best Asian Fighters E ▶ Boxing History - The Best Asian Fighters Ever
Boxing History - The Best Asian Fighters Ever

As most boxing fans are, at Top Men Boxing Radio we're bummed that another anticipated fight was postponed and/or canceled. Deontay Wilder vs Alexander Povetkin promised to be a interesting fight, if ...

Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan Recap Maywea ▶ Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan Recap, Mayweather-McGregor, more
Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan Recap, Mayweather-McGregor, more

Let us hope that getting the leading Knockout of the Year candidate out of Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan was all worth it in the end. But for what it was, it sure got Canelo a heap of attention ...

Boxing History Moving Up in Weight ▶ Boxing History - Moving Up in Weight
Boxing History - Moving Up in Weight

It's now apparent that #Khanelo is upon us. Whether you wanted to see Saul Canelo Alvarez against Amir Khan or not, it's here.In honor of Khan moving up a division or two in taking on Canelo, this w ...

Victor Ortiz vs Andre Berto II Preview G ▶ Victor Ortiz vs Andre Berto II Preview, Golovkin and Gonzalez Recaps,
Victor Ortiz vs Andre Berto II Preview, Golovkin and Gonzalez Recaps,

There's a lot to yammer on about, so let's get to it.This coming weekend Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto rematch on Fox, and it's a fight that has guilty pleasure written all over it. The fight could g ...

Boxing History Hardest Punchers Ever Pou ▶ Boxing History - Hardest Punchers Ever Pound for Pound
Boxing History - Hardest Punchers Ever Pound for Pound

This weekend marks the return of Gennady GGG Golovkin, one of the hardest punchers in boxing. While facing a relatively unknown opponent like Dominic Wade is always a risk, Golovkin is a huge favori ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley III Recap ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley III Recap with Rafe Bartholomew
Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley III Recap with Rafe Bartholomew

Could this actually be it for Manny Pacquiao? It never seems to be the smart bet to count on a fighter sticking with retirement, but if Manny is done and Tim Bradley was his final bout, it's been a he ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley III Previe ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley III Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley III Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

It always seems foolish to talk about any upcoming fight as if it could be a popular fighter's last. Will Manny Pacquiao fight after the Tim Bradley rematch this weekend, win or lose? The odds are he ...

Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera Recap ▶ Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera Recap
Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera Recap

Hey. It's been a while, but remember us? Okay, it's only been weeks. But Top Men Boxing Radio is back! Maybe there wasn't a ton of great stuff while we were gone, but there was indeed boxing that dese ...

Boxing History Superfights with Michael ▶ Boxing History - Superfights with Michael Carbert
Boxing History - Superfights with Michael Carbert

On March 8, 1971, exactly 45 years ago this month, Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali fought for the first time. They both took something out of one another that night, but Frazier's commanding win over Ali ...

Boxing News and Discussion with Alex McC ▶ Boxing News and Discussion with Alex McClintock
Boxing News and Discussion with Alex McClintock

We know, we know. Everyone is lamenting the fact that we're not getting Keith Thurman vs Shawn Porter this weekend, but there's nothing we can do about it now. But pay attention, because there's still ...

Boxing History This Week in Boxing 3 ▶ Boxing History - This Week in Boxing 3
Boxing History - This Week in Boxing 3

We meet again. And this week we're doing more history. What fights happened this week in history? you ask. So fight historian and Compubox operator Aris Pina and Patrick Connor of The Fight City wil ...

Boxing History Frampton Quigg and Bigges ▶ Boxing History - Frampton-Quigg and Biggest Overseas Fights with Core
Boxing History - Frampton-Quigg and Biggest Overseas Fights with Core

If you're a boxing fan, you know that Terence Crawford is fighting Hank Lundy on HBO this weekend. But you'd also know that in terms of excitement, interest and even matchups go, Carl Frampton vs Scot ...

Boxing History This Week in Boxing 2 ▶ Boxing History - This Week in Boxing 2
Boxing History - This Week in Boxing 2

Once more the boxing history edition of Top Men Boxing Radio returns, and this week we're talking about famous fights from this week (or thereabouts) in history. From Leon Spinks vs Muhammad Ali I to ...

Boxing History HBO Boxing After Dark Ann ▶ Boxing History - HBO Boxing After Dark Anniversary Show
Boxing History - HBO Boxing After Dark Anniversary Show

February 3, 1996: Marco Antonio Barrera TKO12 Kennedy McKinney. That means that almost exactly 20 years ago HBO debuted the Boxing After Dark series with much success. The series has gone on to become ...

Boxing News and Discussion with Brian Ca ▶ Boxing News and Discussion with Brian Campbell
Boxing News and Discussion with Brian Campbell

Most of 2016 to this point has been us waiting for bigger fights to get made and hanging onto every negotiation update. It's okay, though. The boxing world almost always slows down early in the year. ...

Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan Official Kov ▶ Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan Official, Kovalev-Pascal II Recap with Ma
Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan Official, Kovalev-Pascal II Recap with Ma

Well that Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan announcement sure came out of nowhere. How are we even supposed to react to news like this? A welterweight and big junior middleweight fighting for the mid ...

Boxing History Light Heavyweight Rematch ▶ Boxing History: Light Heavyweight Rematches
Boxing History: Light Heavyweight Rematches

This weekend's HBO main event is a rematch between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal that nobody really asked for and few seem to want. There has been some weird press conference drama, but otherwise we ...

2015 End of the Year Awards ▶ 2015 End of the Year Awards
2015 End of the Year Awards

What was your favorite fight this year? Krzysztof Glowacki vs Marco Huck? Francisco Vargas vs Takashi Miura?And what was the biggest thing that happened this year? The creation of Premier Boxing Champ ...

Roy Jones Jr Tribute with Brin Jonathan ▶ Roy Jones Jr Tribute with Brin-Jonathan Butler, Joshua-Whyte recap
Roy Jones Jr Tribute with Brin-Jonathan Butler, Joshua-Whyte recap

Roy Jones Jr has provided plenty of memorable boxing moments since his awful and disputed loss in the 1988 Olympics. From mocking opponents mid-fight to playing in a semi-professional basketball game ...

Boxing History Greatest Cross town Rival ▶ Boxing History: Greatest Cross-town Rivalries
Boxing History: Greatest Cross-town Rivalries

From high school football to the highest peaks of professional sport, cross-town rivalries drive ticket sales and pique interest. There's just something about a town that happens to only be big enough ...

Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko Recap J ▶ Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko Recap, Jacobs-Quillin Preview
Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko Recap, Jacobs-Quillin Preview

Tyson Fury is now the heavyweight champion of the world. That's strange to say, but true. Wladimir Klitschko no longer reigns over the division. Is Fury's defeat of Klitschko on HBO a good thing for b ...

Canelo vs Miguel Cotto Recap Klitschko v ▶ Canelo vs Miguel Cotto Recap, Klitschko vs Tyson Fury Preview
Canelo vs Miguel Cotto Recap, Klitschko vs Tyson Fury Preview

Rumors have swirled about how many Pay-Per-View buys Saul Canelo Alvarez's win over Miguel Cotto pulled in, and so far the news is quite good, if not surprising. It was a solid kinda-middleweight fi ...

Boxing History Greatest Mexico vs Puerto ▶ Boxing History - Greatest Mexico vs Puerto Rico Battles
Boxing History - Greatest Mexico vs Puerto Rico Battles

With Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez upon us, in a historical sense, it's now time to reflect upon the one of the greatest of all sports rivalries: Mexico vs Puerto Rico in boxing.The feud goes ...

Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Prev ▶ Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

2015 has been a strange year, boxing fans. The disappointments have often out-weighed the good we could take from fights, but it would take more than that to scare us hardcore types away. Also, if we' ...

Tim Bradley vs Brandon Rios Recap ▶ Tim Bradley vs Brandon Rios Recap
Tim Bradley vs Brandon Rios Recap

We now live in a world where Tim Bradley has scored a legitimate stoppage in the recent past. And Brandon Rios is no longer an active fighter anymore. For now, anyway. Times, they are a ch-.... Things ...

Boxing History Small Town Big Following ▶ Boxing History - Small Town, Big Following
Boxing History - Small Town, Big Following

Quick. Name five successful fighters not based in or from large metropolitan areas. Actually there are quite a few, so if you couldn't name any... Well, let's just say you're making a good call listen ...

Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Recap ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Recap
Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Recap

The Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Pay-Per-View is done. We're just waiting on sales numbers, which will be manipulated accordingly. But it sure felt like an important event. Basically Golovkin blu ...

An All Middleweight Tribute to Golovkin ▶ An All-Middleweight Tribute to Golovkin-Lemieux with Lee Groves
An All-Middleweight Tribute to Golovkin-Lemieux with Lee Groves

Though many view Gennady Golovkin's middleweight unification bout against David Lemieux as a mismatch, the fight is still compelling because it features two hard-hitting fighters and all but guarantee ...

Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Previe ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Preview
Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux Preview

Does David Lemieux have any chance at all against Gennady Golovkin, rising star and devstating middleweight puncher? How many Pay-Per-View buys will the fight generate? Will the atmosphere in a packed ...

Boxing History This Week in Boxing 1 ▶ Boxing History - This Week in Boxing 1
Boxing History - This Week in Boxing 1

The boxing history podcast is back!Once more Compubox operator and fight historian Aris Pina joins Patrick Connor of The Fight City to talk boxing and it's long, convoluted and wonderful history. This ...

Viktor Postol vs Lucas Matthysse Adrien ▶ Viktor Postol vs Lucas Matthysse, Adrien Broner vs Khabib Allakhverdi
Viktor Postol vs Lucas Matthysse, Adrien Broner vs Khabib Allakhverdi

So. You lost your mortgage and 1/7 of your car betting that Viktor Postol would kneel before the awesome power of Lucas Matthysse. Don't blame us, man! We just talk here.If you missed it, Postol actua ...

Lucas Matthysse vs Viktor Postol Adrien ▶ Lucas Matthysse vs Viktor Postol, Adrien Broner vs Khabib Allakhverdi
Lucas Matthysse vs Viktor Postol, Adrien Broner vs Khabib Allakhverdi

Hopefully the weak beginning of 2015 is finally over, now that we're nine months into the year. Yeah, it took a while, but now at least there seems to be solid blocks of decent boxing on.There was tha ...

Boxing History Heavyweights Biggest Ever ▶ Boxing History - Heavyweight's Biggest Ever Punchers
Boxing History - Heavyweight's Biggest Ever Punchers

After more than two years of carrying on this Mickey Mouse operation, we've decided to add a new feature to the show! Apart from our usual pre-fight and post-fight discussions, Aris Pina of Compubox w ...

Mayweather Berto Recap with Brin Jonatha ▶ Mayweather-Berto Recap with Brin-Jonathan Butler, special guest Roy J
Mayweather-Berto Recap with Brin-Jonathan Butler, special guest Roy J

Floyd Money Mayweather could have actually fought for the last time. The idea of a sport without a huge magnet sitting in the middle is nice. That the end may have come by way of a wide win over And ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto Preview ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto Preview with Matthew Swain
Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto Preview with Matthew Swain

The moment almost none of us have been waiting for is here. Floyd Mayweather fights Andre Berto this weekend on Pay-Per-View, for way too much money, under the guise that this will be his final bout. ...

Leo Santa Cruz Defeats Abner Mares Ceja ▶ Leo Santa Cruz Defeats Abner Mares, Ceja-Ruiz Thrills, Dirrell-Rubio
Leo Santa Cruz Defeats Abner Mares, Ceja-Ruiz Thrills, Dirrell-Rubio

Once more Premier Boxing Champions offered up a couple of good fights, this time on ESPN. Undefeated featherweight Leo Santa Cruz proved he was on Abner Mares' level and then some in winning a majorit ...

Abner Mares vs Leo Santa Cruz Mosley May ▶ Abner Mares vs Leo Santa Cruz, Mosley-Mayorga previews, Glowacki-Huck
Abner Mares vs Leo Santa Cruz, Mosley-Mayorga previews, Glowacki-Huck

As silly as 2015 has been for boxing and as frustrating it's been for many fans, there is still hope. The final four months or so of the year look more promising, starting with this weekend's match up ...

Tarver vs Cunningham Lucian Butes return ▶ Tarver vs Cunningham, Lucian Bute's return with William Dettloff
Tarver vs Cunningham, Lucian Bute's return with William Dettloff

The combined age of the two fighters in this coming weekend's headlining bout on Spike, courtesy of Premier Boxing Champions, is 85. Antonio Tarver returns for the first time since defeating Jonathon ...

Danny Garcia vs Paul Malignaggi Preview ▶ Danny Garcia vs Paul Malignaggi Preview, Kovalev-Mohammedi Recap with
Danny Garcia vs Paul Malignaggi Preview, Kovalev-Mohammedi Recap with

Have you ever been thumbed so badly that you actually didn't get thumbed at all and Sergey Kovalev just knocked you out? That's what happened to Nadjib Mohammedi on HBO last weekend. But Jean Pascal w ...

Chavez Jr Reyes Frampton Gonzalez Recaps ▶ Chavez Jr-Reyes, Frampton-Gonzalez Recaps, Kovalev-Mohammedi Preview
Chavez Jr-Reyes, Frampton-Gonzalez Recaps, Kovalev-Mohammedi Preview

How bratty and ridiculous is Julio Cesar Chavez Jr? He barely got by Marcos Reyes on Showtime, then acted like a real jerk about it. On the undercard, super flyweight McJoe Arroyo got some fortunate s ...

Thurman Stops Collazo Chavez Jr and Fram ▶ Thurman Stops Collazo, Chavez Jr and Frampton Return
Thurman Stops Collazo, Chavez Jr and Frampton Return

Welterweight Keith Thurman fluted his way to a tough victory over Luis Collazo in the main event of boxing's return to ESPN, and Willie Nelson (not that one, but we know what you mean) scored a great ...

Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Recap with ▶ Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Recap with Joel Stern
Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Recap with Joel Stern

What in the boxing? Sometimes we're not sure if these kinds of frenzied, chaos-laden endings to fights that we got in Tim Bradley's win over Jessie Vargas on HBO are part of the frustrations or great ...

Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Preview Por ▶ Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Preview, Porter-Broner Recap
Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas Preview, Porter-Broner Recap

Well that was an interesting little weekend in boxing, wasn't it? We had life, love, pain, longing, passion, desire, romantic comedy... One of those things, anyway. Between Shawn Porter handing Adrien ...

Adrien Broner vs Shawn Porter Preview ▶ Adrien Broner vs Shawn Porter Preview
Adrien Broner vs Shawn Porter Preview

Without question Adrien Broner vs Shawn Porter, on paper, is one of the more even match ups Premier Boxing Champions has delivered. Even if it's not good, we're basically being saturated with televise ...

Miguel Cotto vs Daniel Geale Preview wit ▶ Miguel Cotto vs Daniel Geale Preview with Sam Sheppard
Miguel Cotto vs Daniel Geale Preview with Sam Sheppard

Last weekend was full of British fighters, and we had some fun times in a number of those scraps. On Sky Sports, Kell Brook laced up Frankie Gavin, Lee Selby annexed a belt from Evgeny Gradovich, Jorg ...

Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri Preview DeGal ▶ Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri Preview, DeGale-Dirrell Recap
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri Preview, DeGale-Dirrell Recap

It might not all be great, or even good, but it's been...boxing. And there's been plenty of it, so that has been nice. Maybe the idea is that Haymon and Premier Boxing Champions hit us so fast and wit ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Willie Monroe Jr Rom ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Willie Monroe Jr, Roman Gonzalez Recaps
Gennady Golovkin vs Willie Monroe Jr, Roman Gonzalez Recaps

We're not sure about you, but we've made the proper sacrifices to our heathen boxing gods to ensure the momentum built up over the last few weeks in boxing carries us through the summer. Such tactics ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs James Kirkland Re ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs James Kirkland Recap with Kelsey McCarson
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs James Kirkland Recap with Kelsey McCarson

Did we need that, or did we NEED that? Following a monumental letdown of a megafight in Mayweather-Pacquiao, boxing fans needed a nice weekend of boxing to recharge, and we got it. There were negative ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Recap ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Recap with Jonathan Snowden
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Recap with Jonathan Snowden

Did everyone make it out okay? Floyd Mayweather's win over Manny Pacquiao was an ordeal, to be sure, but it's over. We got through it with what should amount to minimal scarring. The public? We'll see ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Previ ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

This is it. It is time. No more time left. It's almost here. Just a few days away. It won't be long now. It's just right around the corner. It's.... Sorry. We got stuck in a Hyperbole Time-Suck™ the b ...

Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov Fo ▶ Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov, Fonfara-Chavez Recaps
Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov, Fonfara-Chavez Recaps

Inside of the ring, objectively, it doesn't get a whole lot better than last weekend. Between Matthysse-Provodnikov and Terence Crawford vs Thomas Dulorme on HBO and Andrzej Fonfara vs Julio Cesar Cha ...

Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov Pr ▶ Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov Preview
Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov Preview

At this point, with the schedule as full as it is, we should just dispense with the smart-alec remarks and sarcasm and just tell you what you should expect during the show. But we won't do that, becau ...

Danny Garcia vs Lamont Peterson Preview ▶ Danny Garcia vs Lamont Peterson Preview with John DiSanto
Danny Garcia vs Lamont Peterson Preview with John DiSanto

In this special episode of Queensberry Rules Radio, Patrick Connor of The Queensberry Rules talks to John DiSanto of Philly Boxing History about Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson, how the fight relates ...

Adonis Stevenson vs Sakio Bika Preview w ▶ Adonis Stevenson vs Sakio Bika Preview with Brian Campbell
Adonis Stevenson vs Sakio Bika Preview with Brian Campbell

So. We'll just go ahead and preview this coming weekend's Premier Boxing Champions card since nothing at all significant happened in boxing last weekend. Serious. Just move along. .......Okay, fine. G ...

Jhonny Gonzalez vs Gary Russell Jr Previ ▶ Jhonny Gonzalez vs Gary Russell Jr Preview with Brent Brookhouse
Jhonny Gonzalez vs Gary Russell Jr Preview with Brent Brookhouse

Another week, another boxing offering that makes 2015 look like a wellspring of pugilistic nirvana, compared to the cesspool that was 2014. There's still work to be done, but we could get used to this ...

Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal Recap ▶ Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal Recap
Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal Recap

Sergey Kovalev, man. He's a fighter who doesn't give opponents whole lot of options. For instance, when he's about to knock you out, he either thrusts his pelvis in your direction or laughs at you. An ...

Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal Preview wi ▶ Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal Preview with Nicole Duva
Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal Preview with Nicole Duva

Everyone else alive? I think we're okay. We're a little shaken up, hurt, tired, hungry and a little confused, but we'll make it. NBC had some boxing on the other night, if you didn't know. And it was ...

Keith Thurman vs Robert Guerrero Preview ▶ Keith Thurman vs Robert Guerrero Preview with Aris Pina
Keith Thurman vs Robert Guerrero Preview with Aris Pina

We're on the brink of a flurry of boxing activity after some down time. The sport seems to get slow every winter, so it's not surprising, but boxing could be in for some new, exciting things in the co ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Final ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Finalized, Golovkin Recap
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao Finalized, Golovkin Recap

Now that Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao has been announced, what exactly will be the subject we fall back on to whine about every week? We'll find something. In the meantime, they did indeed sign ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Martin Murray Previe ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Martin Murray Preview with Jimmy Tobin
Gennady Golovkin vs Martin Murray Preview with Jimmy Tobin

Since boxing is a sport of tradition -- good, bad and otherwise -- we here at Queensberry Rules Radio have decided to exercise our right to hold another tradition of our own, in previewing a Gennady G ...

Return of Boxcino Preview with Matthew S ▶ Return of Boxcino Preview, with Matthew Swain
Return of Boxcino Preview, with Matthew Swain

It always happens around this time of year: the schedule slows down, boxing fans are left to their own devices and start inventing ways to keep themselves busy. For instance, setting up a 24-hour Is ...

Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III Recap ▶ Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III Recap, more, with Eric Raskin
Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III Recap, more, with Eric Raskin

Well that sucked. Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III was all but guaranteed to be a cracking bout, even if it didn't last long. The last part was true, because the fight was over after just three round ...

Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III Previe ▶ Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado III Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

Already in 2015, it's been a little easier to stay optimistic about the future of boxing may bring. Since last week's show, there have been announcements about boxing's return to network television vi ...

Bermane Stiverne vs Deontay Wilder Previ ▶ Bermane Stiverne vs Deontay Wilder Preview
Bermane Stiverne vs Deontay Wilder Preview

Welcome to 2015, ye oulde fans of boxing. Not enough has happened yet this calendar year to be able to say how it's starting out, but like always, we'll complain both before and after, no matter what. ...

Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander Tim Bradley ▶ Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander, Tim Bradley vs Diego Chaves Recap
Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander, Tim Bradley vs Diego Chaves Recap

A star-studded weekend of boxing delivered little in the way of actual oomph, unfortunately. There weren't many thrills or spills, but plenty of chills. But did you expect us to say anything different ...

Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander Preview Muc ▶ Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander Preview, Much More
Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander Preview, Much More

Even killjoys like the two hosts of Queensberry Rules Radio are willing to admit it when fight cards are reasonably entertaining. Maybe not without some tears or whimpering, but it's not totally unhea ...

Terence Crawford vs Ray Beltran Recap ▶ Terence Crawford vs Ray Beltran Recap
Terence Crawford vs Ray Beltran Recap

Boxing has had an international flavor the last few weekends, even if that hasn't added quite as much to the plate as we had hoped. The sport has seemingly tried to kill the stench left from a lack of ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri Recap ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri Recap
Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri Recap

When your average doe-eyed, naive boxing card moves to Hollywood with delusions of being an entertaining, enthralling affair, yeah... Usually they fall short, but at least they gave it an honest effor ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri Preview ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler
Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri Preview with Brin-Jonathan Butler

Despite usual curmudgeonry (nobody that WE know), boxing is threatening to make good on its promise -- NAY -- its loose, non-binding, un-notarized agreement to end the year strong. Good fights are com ...

Sergey Kovalev vs Bernard Hopkins Recap ▶ Sergey Kovalev vs Bernard Hopkins Recap with Kelsey McCarson
Sergey Kovalev vs Bernard Hopkins Recap with Kelsey McCarson

To quote the guy who played Socrates in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives. How that relates to boxing is that fighters get old and wh ...

Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev Previe ▶ Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev Preview
Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev Preview

No matter what kind of fight is on the schedule, you can count on promotional companies and other PR entities to come up with gimmicks and weird stuff to get blood pumping. This weekend, The Alien ( ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio Recap
Gennady Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio Recap

How far would you travel to see a boxer you enjoyed watching ply his craft? This past Saturday, attending Gennady Golovkin's easy destruction of Marco Antonio Rubio in Carson, CA, I heard everything f ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio Preview
Gennady Golovkin vs Marco Antonio Rubio Preview

It's happening again. Gennady Golovkin has vowed to rid the world of evil, and the only man standing in his way is El Veneno Marco Antonio Rubio. Okay, so there are a lot of men standing in his way ...

News Notes and Highlights Episode ▶ News, Notes and Highlights Episode
News, Notes and Highlights Episode

After two weeks of vacation on TQBR Radio, we're breaking tradition by putting...no names at all in the title of this episiode! Weird, we know. No cherrypicking of listeners this week! That's also bec ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana II Re ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana II Recap
Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana II Recap

Have you showered yet? There's a good chance that, following that Pay-Per-View card last weekend, you might have a thin film of filth all over you. Floyd Mayweather is probably still the best fighter ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana II Pr ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana II Preview
Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana II Preview

We're boxing fans, which means we're more or less combat-ready, prepared for some really funky stuff. If nothing else, this rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana has a much, much better ...

Adrien Broner vs Emmanuel Taylor Preview ▶ Adrien Broner vs Emmanuel Taylor Preview
Adrien Broner vs Emmanuel Taylor Preview

We at Queensberry Rules Radio were torn over what to name this episode. On one hand, nobody really wanted this Broner/Matthyse co-feature card. On the other, all of two dozen people listen to our podc ...

Kell Brook vs Shawn Porter Recap Misc Bo ▶ Kell Brook vs Shawn Porter Recap, Misc. Boxing News
Kell Brook vs Shawn Porter Recap, Misc. Boxing News

There's an ebb and flow to the type of match ups we get in boxing. The sport may not be seasonal, as the NFL, NBA, MLB, and so forth are, but boxing comes and goes -- like most things. 2013 was mostly ...

Shawn Porter vs Kell Brook Preview with ▶ Shawn Porter vs Kell Brook Preview with Brian Campbell
Shawn Porter vs Kell Brook Preview with Brian Campbell

Floyd Mayweather invented that whole #TBE hashtag, but does he have exclusive rights on it? For instance, can we borrow it here, while specifically intending to not use it to describe this past weeken ...

Brandon Rios vs Diego Chaves Recap with ▶ Brandon Rios vs Diego Chaves Recap with Corey Erdman
Brandon Rios vs Diego Chaves Recap with Corey Erdman

From yelling at two men in a clinch to wonky disqualifications, badly-yelled commands and taking points with impunity, all sorts of things happen when referee Vic Drakulich is involved -- and that's b ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Recap ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Recap
Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Recap

Fat Man. Little Boy. Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. Bikini Atoll. Gennady Golovkin's ledger. All have been vaporized and forever tainted. What is it, exactly, that Golovkin carries in his fists? Dynami ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Preview ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Preview with Steve Janoski
Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale Preview with Steve Janoski

Generally when the waters near the shore of a beach recede, it means a tsunami is on its way and you need to run your ass off. This weekend, the receding waters signify the imminent arrival of one of ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Re ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Recap
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Recap

So Canelo Alvarez's split decision win over Erislandy Lara wasn't face-melting action. Was it even a win? What does Canelo do next? Did Lara really run all night? Did a robbery take place? Does Cane ...

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Pr ▶ Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Preview
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Preview

As surprisingly good as fights have been lately, we can only replay them so many times. We're boxing fans. We need to be constantly entertained, or we get pissy. Luckily we're kind of being thrown a b ...

Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa Rec ▶ Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa Recap with Tim Starks
Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa Recap with Tim Starks

With overall matchmaking options boxing narrowing and becoming more limited and asterisk-laden, we've had to relax our standards some, even if only out of a survival instinct. No, boxing is not dying ...

Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa Pre ▶ Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa Preview with Rafe Bartholomew
Terence Crawford vs Yuriorkis Gamboa Preview with Rafe Bartholomew

Here at Queensberry Rules Radio, we hope that nobody is taking our prognostication skills seriously. Basically when we predict a fight will end a certain way, just assume the opposite will happen. For ...

Chris Algieri vs Ruslan Provodnikov Reca ▶ Chris Algieri vs Ruslan Provodnikov Recap
Chris Algieri vs Ruslan Provodnikov Recap

Oh, boxing. Oh, controversy. Funky happenings seem to follow boxing around like some type of Remora, feeding off the crumbs that fall by the wayside, sometimes consuming it whole. By the way, a Remora ...

Miguel Cotto vs Sergio Martinez Recap wi ▶ Miguel Cotto vs Sergio Martinez Recap with Eric Raskin
Miguel Cotto vs Sergio Martinez Recap with Eric Raskin

Every once in a while, we as boxing fans are reminded that that's why they get in there and actually fight. Sometimes match ups sound absurd or likely one-sided, and because of that we lose sight of ...

Sergio Martinez vs Miguel Cotto Preview ▶ Sergio Martinez vs Miguel Cotto Preview
Sergio Martinez vs Miguel Cotto Preview

Here we are, a good few days removed from Carl Froch giving George Groves the old push and a pull treatment. We've had a nice little string of fights, and the huge KO by Froch over Groves was the de ...

Carl Froch vs George Groves II Preview w ▶ Carl Froch vs George Groves II Preview with Sam Sheppard
Carl Froch vs George Groves II Preview with Sam Sheppard

Boxing is threatening to enter a nice period of actual meaningful, entertaining fights lately. We can't allow that, can we? What would we have to complain about then? From this past weekend's unexpect ...

Juan Manuel Marquez vs Mike Alvarado Pre ▶ Juan Manuel Marquez vs Mike Alvarado Preview
Juan Manuel Marquez vs Mike Alvarado Preview

Wait. Did you feel that? No, it wasn't a tectonic plate shifting, and I'm pretty sure it wasn't Jeff Goldblum watching as a T-Rex caused a glass of water to vibrate. It was modern day heavyweights thr ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana Recap ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana Recap with Joel Stern
Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana Recap with Joel Stern

The intoxication we always seem to feel in the wake of bigger fights and events takes a bit to wear off. We're still worried about the Justin Biebers and Lil Johns and DMXs and excessive holdings and ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana Previ ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana Preview, With Tim Starks & Matthew
Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana Preview, With Tim Starks & Matthew

What do you do when you're the best fighter in the world, people tune in to pay cable shows to watch you count your money, you're undefeated, you work hard, you're dedicated and you're all about raisi ...

Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov Recap ▶ Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov Recap, Much More
Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov Recap, Much More

The dry spell we had to sit through for a bit seems to have potentially subsided -- temporarily, at least. Since TQBR Radio took a week off, we have some catching up to do by recapping the Manny Pacqu ...

Tim Bradley vs Manny Pacquiao II Preview ▶ Tim Bradley vs Manny Pacquiao II Preview, With Scott Christ
Tim Bradley vs Manny Pacquiao II Preview, With Scott Christ

Aside from what was a very fortunate kind of fluke this last week on NBC Sports, 2014 just hasn't panned out very well thus far. A quarter of the way through the calendar year, and we now finally have ...

Sergey Kovalev vs Cedric Agnew Recap Ado ▶ Sergey Kovalev vs Cedric Agnew Recap, Adonis Stevenson Fallout
Sergey Kovalev vs Cedric Agnew Recap, Adonis Stevenson Fallout

So. Sergey Kovalev knocked someone out. What else is new??? It's like saying, A lot of people watch The Walking Dead. Or, Sofia Vergara is attractive. These things are known, and more or less acce ...

Danny Garcia vs Mauricio Herrera Canelo ▶ Danny Garcia vs Mauricio Herrera, Canelo Alvarez vs Angulo Recap
Danny Garcia vs Mauricio Herrera, Canelo Alvarez vs Angulo Recap

Decisions that make no sense, suspicious-looking knockouts, early stoppage... BOXING IS BACK! There's some hyperbole in there, to be sure, but truth as well. Danny Garcia likely didn't deserve to take ...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Brian Vera Reca ▶ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Brian Vera Recap, Canelo Alvarez vs Angulo P
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Brian Vera Recap, Canelo Alvarez vs Angulo P

There were few records broken this past weekend, if any at all. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. didn't set any record for hatred spawned against him, and Vasyl Lomachenko didn't set a record for winning a belt ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana OFFIC ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana OFFICIAL
Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana OFFICIAL

The Lotto numbers have been drawn; the bingo balls have dropped; the sweepstakes have been won. TRANSLATION: Floyd Mayweather has picked his opponent, and it's Marcos Maidana. Queensberry Rules' Patri ...

TQBR Radio Welcomes ESPNs Brian Campbell ▶ TQBR Radio Welcomes ESPN's Brian Campbell
TQBR Radio Welcomes ESPN's Brian Campbell

A week off has rendered Bad Left Hook's James Foley and Patrick Connor of Queensberry-Rules thirsty for some obscure....boxing...........podcast action. And this week, they're getting it! Boxing might ...

Luis Collazo vs Victor Ortiz Gennady Gol ▶ Luis Collazo vs Victor Ortiz, Gennady Golovkin vs Osumanu Adama Recap
Luis Collazo vs Victor Ortiz, Gennady Golovkin vs Osumanu Adama Recap

It happened. Luis Collazo landed a huge punch, and Face Lube™ was not enough to bring Victor Ortiz's legs to life. Oscar de la Hoya tweeted, the internet imploded and there was generalized boxing chao ...

Garcia Burgos Peterson Jean Recap with J ▶ Garcia-Burgos, Peterson-Jean Recap, with Joel Stern
Garcia-Burgos, Peterson-Jean Recap, with Joel Stern

That's it. We're through it. We survived the first big fight weekend of 2014 and nothing happened that we can't recover from. Not much great happened, but most of us weren't expecting anything from th ...

Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute Recap Mikey G ▶ Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute Recap, Mikey Garcia vs Burgos Preview
Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute Recap, Mikey Garcia vs Burgos Preview

It seems we were right to be pre-emptively underwhelmed by Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute bout, as it was...underwhelming. But don't worry, fight fans. We have more spoilage coming our way. This week on ...

Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute Preview ▶ Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute Preview
Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute Preview

The late 2013 pugilism frenzy was something else, and we're feeling the hangover now, especially as the sport's schedule has thinned out considerably in early 2014. But that's okay. There are big thin ...

Inaugural Episode of 2014 Friday Night F ▶ Inaugural Episode of 2014: Friday Night Fights Recap, Various News
Inaugural Episode of 2014: Friday Night Fights Recap, Various News

A very Happy New Year from both Queensberry-Rules and Bad Left Hook! This week on 2014's inaugural episode of Queensberry Rules Radio, James Foley of Bad Left Hook and Patrick Connor of Queensberry Ru ...

Marcos Maidana vs Adrien Broner Recap En ▶ Marcos Maidana vs Adrien Broner Recap, End of Year Awards
Marcos Maidana vs Adrien Broner Recap, End of Year Awards

Yes, that really happened on Saturday night. Marcos Maidana beat the billions out of Adrien Broner. And the lampooning that's resulted has been epic. There was other stuff that happened on the card, a ...

Adrien Broner vs Marcos Maidana Preview ▶ Adrien Broner vs Marcos Maidana Preview, Malignaggi-Judah/Rigondeaux-
Adrien Broner vs Marcos Maidana Preview, Malignaggi-Judah/Rigondeaux-

If this last weekend was the climax of the 2013 year in boxing, then this coming weekend is one hell of a refractory period. It may feel as though we're on the bad side of a weekend letdown, but what ...

Malignaggi vs Judah Rigondeaux vs Agbeko ▶ Malignaggi vs Judah, Rigondeaux vs Agbeko Preview, Stevenson-Bellew R
Malignaggi vs Judah, Rigondeaux vs Agbeko Preview, Stevenson-Bellew R

What we could probably do this week is replace most of the words in any given sentence with boxing. For boxing, this boxing could totally say boxing else, but since we're boxing so much boxing this we ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Recap Ste ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Recap, Stevenson-Bellew Preview
Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Recap, Stevenson-Bellew Preview

Another huge casino, another hide-tanning -- another trip to Macau for boxing. Many questions remained regarding Manny Pacquiao following his brutish KO loss to Juan Manuel Marquez almost a year ago, ...

Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Preview w ▶ Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Preview with Tim Starks
Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Preview with Tim Starks

The best part about the end of 2013 for boxing, thus far, is that this weekend's Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios bout from Macau, China may not even be the most anticipated. It probably has the single ...

Mikey Garcia vs Rocky Martinez Recap War ▶ Mikey Garcia vs Rocky Martinez Recap, Ward-Rodriguez Preview
Mikey Garcia vs Rocky Martinez Recap, Ward-Rodriguez Preview

Another week, another set of fights to discuss, pick apart, have technical difficulties about and so forth on Queensberry Rules Radio. Us boxing fans sure are getting spoiled. But it's probably for th ...

Gennady Golovkin vs Curtis Stevens Recap ▶ Gennady Golovkin vs Curtis Stevens Recap, with Jimmy Tobin
Gennady Golovkin vs Curtis Stevens Recap, with Jimmy Tobin

If you hold still for a few minutes, you'll hear a residual sonic boom from the left hooks Gennady Golovkin landed on Curtis Stevens in round 2. Voted Kazakhstan's Most Eligible Bachelor of 2008 and g ...

Bernard Hopkins vs Murat Recap Golovkin ▶ Bernard Hopkins vs Murat Recap, Golovkin-Stevens Preview
Bernard Hopkins vs Murat Recap, Golovkin-Stevens Preview

We better make this description quick, before Steve Smoger sees us and tries to push us away from Bernard Hopkins by the face. Somehow Bernard Hopkins keeps winning, and the guy is old. Real old. Also ...

Ruslan Provodnikov vs Mike Alvarado Reca ▶ Ruslan Provodnikov vs Mike Alvarado Recap w/ Kelsey McCarson
Ruslan Provodnikov vs Mike Alvarado Recap w/ Kelsey McCarson

When it rains, it pours. Except in this case, said downpour is a good thing, as it comes in the form of really sickening action to close out the rest of the year. The latest installment of Hello, thi ...

Bradley vs Marquez Recap Alvarado Provod ▶ Bradley vs Marquez Recap, Alvarado-Provodnikov Preview
Bradley vs Marquez Recap, Alvarado-Provodnikov Preview

Oh, boxing. You never fail to throw us a curveball every now and again. Some fly into fits of rage, other embrace the change, and Queensberry Rules Radio will make weak attempts at bad jokes no matter ...

Cotto Rodriguez Recap Marquez Bradley Pr ▶ Cotto-Rodriguez Recap, Marquez-Bradley Preview w/ Alex Barry
Cotto-Rodriguez Recap, Marquez-Bradley Preview w/ Alex Barry

It's inevitable that there will be weekends we really do look forward to in the sport of boxing -- even if only because we just want to watch people fight -- that let us down despite looking promising ...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Brian Vera Reca ▶ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera Recap
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera Recap

We're on the home stretch now, people. And that's not meant to be a, Ahhh, finally 2013 is almost over thing, but rather a Let's close 2013 out with a giant kick in the pants thing. It's doubtful ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Canelo Alvarez ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Recap
Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Recap

We can all breathe again. #TheOne is over. Many of us never stopped drawing breath, as we had a good idea about what would happen -- in the main event at least. Floyd Mayweather is still king, Saul Al ...

Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Canelo Alvarez ▶ Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Roundtable Preview
Floyd Mayweather vs Saul Canelo Alvarez Roundtable Preview

The time has come. #TheOne is upon us, and Queensberry Rules Radio is prepared for the fistic armageddon. James Foley of BadLeftHook.com and Patrick Connor of Queensberry-Rules.com return as usual, bu ...

Seth Mitchell vs Chris Arreola Burns vs ▶ Seth Mitchell vs Chris Arreola, Burns vs Beltran Preview
Seth Mitchell vs Chris Arreola, Burns vs Beltran Preview

Last weekend was slow, and we feel your pain, boxing fans. But this weekend is a nice one to whet the appetite for bigger events that are scattered about the last three months of the year. This week o ...

Jhonny Gonzalez vs Abner Mares Recap wit ▶ Jhonny Gonzalez vs Abner Mares Recap with William Dettloff
Jhonny Gonzalez vs Abner Mares Recap with William Dettloff

And just like that, two underrated weekends in a row pass through the pugilistic hourglass. There was more sustained action last weekend, but the shock of seeing Abner Mares destroyed in under a round ...

Barker Geale Kovalev Cleverly Recap with ▶ Barker-Geale, Kovalev-Cleverly Recap with Cliff Rold
Barker-Geale, Kovalev-Cleverly Recap with Cliff Rold

If the last weekend is what we get for underselling it last week, then perhaps we should start doing that more often. For a low key weekend, James Foley of BadLeftHook.com and Patrick Connor of Queens ...

Deontay Wilder Liakhovich Recap Cleverly ▶ Deontay Wilder-Liakhovich Recap, Cleverly-Kovalev Preview
Deontay Wilder-Liakhovich Recap, Cleverly-Kovalev Preview

Following a week off, Queensberry Rules Radio boomerangs back into your life this week, and though the overall boxing schedule is on the thinner side, there's still plenty to talk about. This week, Ja ...

Soto Karass BertoShiming Ortega Recap wi ▶ Soto Karass-Berto/Shiming-Ortega Recap with Lupe Contreras
Soto Karass-Berto/Shiming-Ortega Recap with Lupe Contreras

There's not much use for fancy language, metaphor or hyperbole as an intro here. Boxing had one hell of a nice week, and BadLeftHook.com's James Foley and Queensberry-Rules.com's Patrick Connor will b ...